Archive: 17/07/2009

Space radar techniques for land mapping

Entrepreneurs at ESA’s Business Incubation centre in the Netherlands have used radar technology from the agency’s Envisat remote-sensing satellite to develop a compact, high-resolution radar that can monitor land and ...

dateJul 17, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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Online pirates police themselves

( -- People who illegally download music, films and TV episodes do not believe they are doing anything wrong, said a Queensland University of Technology researcher.

dateJul 17, 2009 in Social Sciences
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Graphene -- the copy beats the original

( -- The first artificial graphene has been created at the NEST laboratory of the Italian Institute for the Physics of Matter (INFM-CNR) in Pisa. It is sculpted on the surface of a gallium-arsenide semiconductor, ...

dateJul 17, 2009 in Nanophysics
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Cisco lays off hundreds of workers

US computer networking giant Cisco Systems has laid off between 600 and 700 employees at its headquarters in San Jose, California, in a bid to reduce costs amid slow sales, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday.

dateJul 17, 2009 in Business
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