Archive: 20/07/2005

Field tests unite weather and climate models

Researchers from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) and several other government and academic institutions have created four new supercomputer simulations that for the first time combine their mathematical computer ...

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Optoelectronic tweezers to round up cells, microparticles

Rounding up wayward cells and particles on a microscope slide can be as difficult as corralling wild horses on the range, particularly if there's a need to separate a single individual from the group. But now, a new device ...

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DNA-based molecular nano-wires

An international consortium of 7 universities and research centres are seeking an alternative to silicon-based microelectronics in using molecules of DNA, which could enable a reduction in size of the current systems by a ...

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New group fights to defend Darwinism

A grass-roots organization calling itself the Message Group is fighting the Christian right and others by defending the teaching of Darwinian evolution.

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'Podcasts' are soaring

Want to listen to your favorite talk radio at your leisure, and not according to a schedule set by some programming director? Apparently, a lot of people do. Search engine requests for Podcasts -- Internet broadcasts, created ...

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Nanotech tools a $700M market

Part 1 of 2. The instruments and tools needed to work on the nanoscale could, even when excluding the semiconductor industry, will form a $700 million market by 2008, experts told UPI's Nano World.

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Japan to support wind power electricity

Japan's government will provide funds for generating wind power in order to reach the state's output goal of 3 million kilowatts by 2010.

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Cassini spacecraft: Mystifying pictures

The Cassini spacecraft has coasted to its closest encounter yet with Saturn's icy moon Enceladus -- but the pictures it took mystify NASA scientists.

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