Archive: 21/06/2005

DISSCO makes 'music' for Argonne, UIUC researchers

A mathematician and a musician have teamed up to create a new computer program that both composes music and creates the instrumentation to play it. The software is available for free from SourceForge.net.

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Foresight Nanotech Institute Launches Nanotechnology Roadmap

Foresight Nanotech Institute, the leading nanotechnology think tank and public interest organization, and Battelle, a leading global research and development organization, have launched a Technology Roadmap for Productive ...

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Researchers send 'heavy photons' over world-record distances

Unsurpassed exciton distances, lifetimes may lead to new form of optical communication When light hits a semiconductor material and is absorbed, its photons can become "excitons," sometimes referred to as "heavy photons" ...

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World record 10.4 Gigabit wireless transmission

Researchers at the University of Essex are claiming a world record for the amount of computer data sent over a point-to-point wireless channel. The results achieved by the team from the Department of Electronic Systems Engineering ...

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Turin Shroud confirmed as a fake

by Richard Ingham PARIS, June 21 (AFP) - A French magazine said on Tuesday it had carried out experiments that proved the Shroud of Turin, believed by some Christians to be their religion's holiest relic, was a fake.

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Students Wait To Launch Their Dream Baby

Many university students spend their time in books, others manage to combine their formal studies with hands-on experience. That is the case of some 300 European students who, next August, hope to see the launch of their ...

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Jellyfish is anatomically sophisticated

A U.S. study says the anus-less, headless, heartless, gutless, back or front-less jellyfish is really a remarkable genetically sophisticated creature.

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Deep Impact Detects Comet Nucleus

For the first time, scientists have processed images from NASA's Deep Impact spacecraft and clearly seen the solid body, or nucleus, of the comet through the vast cloud of dust and gas that surrounds it. The new images provide ...

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