Archive: 13/06/2005

STMicroelectronics Pioneers Major Breakthrough in SoC Design

Five years of research and development at STMicroelectronics are today revealed by the publication of a book on a novel chip design methodology. In their efforts, the authors of ‘Transaction Level Modeling with SystemC’ ...

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IBM unveils new supercomputer

IBM announced today the launch of the world’s most powerful privately-owned supercomputer, the Watson Blue Gene system, nicknamed BGW, installed at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, N.Y. With ...

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Burden of ageing populations may not be so heavy, study

Many analysts have argued that the ageing populations of developing nations represent an economic time bomb for future generations who will have to work to support them. But these fears may not necessarily be justified, according ...

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Bristol researcher to find missing links

A unique opportunity to gain fresh insight into the evolution of living organisms by linking fossil records with results from genetic research has been awarded to Dr Philip Donoghue, a highly regarded geologist from the University ...

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Studying the Past, Pioneering the Future

Astronomers are meeting this week in Cambridge, Mass., to discuss recent advances generated by a new astronomical facility-the Submillimeter Array (SMA) on Mauna Kea, Hawaii. A joint project of the Smithsonian Astrophysical ...

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Rensselaer Experiment Finds Water Molecules Are Always H2O

Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Ben-Gurion University in Israel have published results of a new experiment that found water molecules are made up of two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom, even during ...

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Nokia introduces seven new mobile phones

Easy-to-use menus, stylish designs at the heart of new handsets for WCDMA, GSM and CDMA markets Today, at the Nokia Connection events in Helsinki and Singapore, Nokia introduced seven new handsets under the heading "Simple ...

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