Fujitsu to Release 2.5'' 500 GB Hard Disk Drive

Fujitsu Limited today announced the release of its new series of MHZ2 BT 2.5" hard disk drives with world-class capacity of up to 500 GB. Sales of the new series will begin at the end of May 2008.

Hopping Robot Captures Top Research Expo Honor

The goal of Christopher M. Schmidt-Wetekam was to build a robot with off-the-shelf parts for his graduate research project that could roll around and hop over obstacles like a motorized kangaroo on roller skates. His two-wheeled ...

Lemur's evolutionary history may shed light on our own

After swabbing the cheeks of more than 200 lemurs and related primates to collect their DNA, researchers at the Duke Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy (IGSP) and Duke Lemur Center now have a much clearer picture of their ...

Age test of Shroud of Turin planned

A British scientist is overseeing new tests on the Shroud of Turin that he says will show it dates to the time of Jesus of Nazareth.

Bioengineer Ray Wu dead at 79

Ray Wu, a biochemist and genetic engineer who led research into genetically modified crops and environmental stress, died in New York at the age of 79.

Scientists unveil draft sequence of corn genome

A team of scientists led by Washington University in St. Louis has begun to unlock the genetic secrets of corn, a crop vital to U.S. agriculture. The researchers have completed a working draft of the corn genome, an accomplishment ...

NXP announces world's smallest high-performance MOSFET

NXP Semiconductors, the independent company founded by Philips, today announced a new range of small signal MOSFET devices housed in one of the world’s smallest packages, the SOT883. Boasting an ultra-small 1.0 x 0.6 mm ...

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