Archive: 15/10/2008

NVIDIA Introduces New Integrated GeForce 9400M GPU

Demand for better visual computing performance continues to grow as more and more applications tap the massively parallel processing power of the graphics processing unit (GPU) for more than just graphics. As gamers, video ...

dateOct 15, 2008 in Hardware
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Phoenix Weathers Dust Storm

( -- The Phoenix Lander over the weekend successfully weathered a regional dust storm that temporarily lowered its solar power, and the team is back investigating the Red Planet's northern plains.

dateOct 15, 2008 in Space Exploration
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Research points to methods for recovering petroleum

Miles below us, deep within Earth's crust, life is astir. Organisms there are not the large creatures typically envisioned when thinking of life. Instead, thriving there are microbes, the smallest and oldest form of life ...

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Gold Nanostars Outshine the Competition

( -- Novel nanoparticles being tested at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have researchers seeing stars. In a recent paper,* NIST scientists used surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) to ...

dateOct 15, 2008 in Nanophysics
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