Archive: 25/08/2006

ORNL Jaguar supercomputer surpasses 50 teraflops

An upgrade to the Cray XT3 supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the most powerful supercomputer available for general scientific research in the United States, has increased the system's computing power to 54 teraflops, ...

dateAug 25, 2006 in Hardware
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Martian Misinformation

On Sunday, August 27th, Mars will be far from Earth, dim and unremarkable. In short, a total bore. That's news? It is when a widely-read email claims just the opposite.

dateAug 25, 2006 in Astronomy
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How modern were European Neandertals?

Neandertals were much more like modern humans than had been previously thought, according to a re-examination of finds from one of the most famous palaeolithic sites in Europe by Bristol University archaeologist, Professor ...

dateAug 25, 2006 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Suspicion lingers over bisphenol A and breast cancer

Bisphenol A, a common industrial chemical claimed to speed the growth of human breast and ovarian cancers, retains its carcinogenic properties even after being modified by body processes, report Indiana University and University ...

dateAug 25, 2006 in
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