Archive: 3/02/2006

World's first MOSFETs with epitaxial Gd2O3

Researchers at AMICA and Technical University of Darmstadt have successfully fabricated the world's first MOSFETs on ultra-thin-body silicon-on-insulator (SOI) material and bulk silicon with a crystalline gadolinium oxide ...

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Globe Talk: Students meet innovation needs

Summer may seem an eternity away for those still struggling to weather the bleak winter season, but for college students, the race to snag a spot with some of the hottest internships around is already well under way. And ...

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Spyware poses a significant threat on the Net

Spyware is alive and well on the Internet. That's the overall message of a new study by University of Washington computer scientists who sampled more than 20 million Internet addresses, looking for the programs that covertly ...

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Nano World: Carbon nanotube capacitors

Carbon nanotubes could help release and hold electrical energy, for potential use in everything from microchips to hybrid cars, experts told UPI's Nano World.

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Iceman may have been infertile

The prehistoric man discovered in 1991 on a glacier in the Alps had roots in Central Europe and may have been infertile, say Italian researchers.

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Wireless World: Real-time Head & Shoulders

A customer at a retail store picks a bottle of shampoo off the shelf, heads to the cashier, and pays for the product. The radio frequency identification (RFID) tag on the item sends a notice to the store's network -- alerting ...

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