Archive: 23/06/2005

Robots attend nursery school

Two robots are attending a nursery school at the University of California San Diego so they can learn to play well with the group.

dateJun 23, 2005 in
shares0 comments 0

Dinosaur reclassified as crocodile

University of California-Berkeley researchers say complete skeletons prove that Revueltosaurus callenderi was a relative of crocodiles -- not dinosaurs.

dateJun 23, 2005 in
shares0 comments 0

Microbes Can Produce Electrical Nanowires

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have discovered a tiny biological structure that is highly electrically conductive. This breakthrough helps describe how microorganisms can clean up groundwater and produce ...

dateJun 23, 2005 in
shares0 comments 0

Unlocking hydrogen's fuel potential

Hydrogen is being touted as the fuel of the future, a clean-burning, renewable and inexpensive replacement for petroleum. But a major stumbling block for hydrogen-powered vehicles is figuring out a way to carry enough hydrogen ...

dateJun 23, 2005 in
shares0 comments 0

IBM Previews Faster Off-The-Shelf Supercomputer

IBM announced today details on a planned high-density POWER5 processor-based system for high performance computing. Unveiled today at International Supercomputer Conference 2005, the planned 16-way IBM eServer p5 575 cluster ...

dateJun 23, 2005 in
shares0 comments 0

Probing Question: What should I call my boss?

Picture this: You've just been handed your much-needed morning cappuccino by the blue-smocked barista at the office coffee cart. You pivot for your cubicle, only to find yourself face to face with Barkley Bragg, the company ...

dateJun 23, 2005 in
shares0 comments 0

Lighter filling in Earth’s core

New experiments conducted by a team led by the Carnegie Institution’s Dr. Jung-Fu Lin suggest that the core of the Earth may contain more light elements than previously thought. The research is published in the June 24, ...

dateJun 23, 2005 in
shares0 comments 0