Archive: 14/07/2005

Brain stimulants may become popular

The use of mind-enhancing drugs to boost one's "brain power" might reportedly become as common as drinking a cup of coffee.

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China to launch solar telescope

China has announced completion of its first two space telescopes: a space solar telescope and a hard X-ray modulation telescope.

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Predicting the lifetime of extreme ultraviolet optics

Extreme ultraviolet lithography (EUVL) may be the next-generation patterning technique used to produce smaller and faster microchips with feature sizes of 32 nanometers and below. However, durable projection optics must be ...

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Comet Tempel 1 Went Back to Sleep

Astronomers Having Used ESO Telescopes Start Analysing Unique Dataset on the Comet Following the Deep Impact Mission Ten days after part of the Deep Impact spacecraft plunged onto Comet Tempel 1 with the aim to create a ...

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Sides agree on DTV transition requirement

Television and cable-industry insiders have told Congress they are firmly committed to Dec. 31, 2008, as the cutoff date to end TV analog broadcasts, but the two groups are wrangling over a proposed digital must-carry rule ...

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Intel's legal woes unlikely to hurt bottom line

Intel's legal woes continue to mount, but despite the antitrust charges facing the world's largest chipmaker across three continents, most analysts do not expect the company to lose its top spot any time soon.

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U.N.: Effects of bio-tech trees not known

The United Nations says research into the effects of genetically modified trees is inconclusive despite potentially vast applications in the forestry industry.

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