Investigating working memory

Have you ever heard anyone brag about what a good memory they have? Probably not often, and there"s a reason for that. "Our brains do an enormous amount of processing, in fact they work like very effective computers," said ...

Nanogen Issued Patent for Electronic Microarray With Memory

Nanogen, Inc., developer of advanced diagnostic products, announced today that it was issued U.S. Patent No. 6,867,048, "Multiplexed Active Biologic Array" by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The '048 patent relates ...

Siemens and Ericsson reach interoperability in push to talk

Siemens Communications, the telecommunications unit of Siemens AG, and Ericsson have successfully completed interoperability tests between Siemens push to talk handsets and Ericsson infrastructure (IMS system including push ...

'Drama of the American Working Family' Examined

Armed with a $3.6 million grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and a wide range of anthropological, linguistic and psychological research methods, a team of UCLA faculty is gearing up for a landmark study of a species ...

Station Crew Spacewalk Set for March 28

International Space Station crewmembers will finish setting out a welcome mat for the Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV) during their mission’s second and final planned spacewalk early March 28. Commander Leroy Chiao and ...

Underwater robot launched from Bermuda to cross Gulf Stream

A small autonomous underwater vehicle, or AUV, named Spray was launched yesterday about 12 miles southeast of Bermuda. The two-meter-(6-foot)-long orange glider with a four-foot wingspan will slowly make its way northwest, ...