Archive: 17/07/2006

Researchers test combustion for NASA

Jerry Colver had visitors to his Iowa State University laboratory cover their ears. Then he powered up his test rig and – SNAP! – what looked like a bolt of blue lightning popped through five test chambers.

dateJul 17, 2006 in Condensed Matter
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Online surveys are less effective than phone surveys

Surveys are more than an annoyance. They are also a useful tool for market researchers, who rely on them to understand our attitudes towards products. However, a significant new study in the September issue of the Journal ...

dateJul 17, 2006 in Other
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Video site creates 'shows' of user content

As online video sites have exploded in popularity, many have been left wondering if a successful business model will emerge. Pay-for-content and putting commercials in the videos have both been oft-tried and oft-failed models.

dateJul 17, 2006 in Internet
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