Archive: 19/09/2008

Researcher micro-sizes genetics testing

Using new "lab on a chip" technology, James Landers hopes to create a hand-held device that may eventually allow physicians, crime scene investigators, pharmacists, even the general public to quickly and inexpensively conduct ...

dateSep 19, 2008 in
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Important Twist in Supercapacitor Research

( -- Car batteries as we know them today may soon be relics. Storing energy in clunky containers with limited shelf lives has plagued car makers and military engineers who need lightweight, powerful and reliable ...

dateSep 19, 2008 in Nanomaterials
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Taming Europe’s robots (Robot Special part 1)

( -- Europe is the world leader for industrial robotics, but its leading corporations and research institute’s need to co-operate more closely to ensure that the continent also leads the world in future robotic ...

dateSep 19, 2008 in Robotics
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Pinning down the Milky Way's spin

New, very precise measurements have shown that the rotation of the Milky Way is simpler than previously thought. A remarkable result from the most successful ESO instrument HARPS, shows that a much debated, apparent 'fall' ...

dateSep 19, 2008 in Astronomy
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