Indosat trials GSM/CDMA messaging

Indosat said Monday it had launched a trial of the world's first voice SMS service that will work on both GMS and CDMA wireless networks.

Scientist Creates Liquid Crystals with High Metal Content

Researchers at North Carolina State University have successfully engineered liquid crystals that contain very high concentrations of metals – potentially paving the way toward the creation of “magnetic liquids” and ...

New record set for smallest X-ray nano-spot

An award-winning device developed at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory has set a world's record for tiny spot size with a hard X-ray beam.

Record ocean waves are recorded

British scientists report observing some of the largest waves ever measured -- reportedly so big, some computer models indicate they shouldn't even exist.

Winging it – bird watching with a difference

If you enjoy wildlife programmes then you'll probably have seen bird's-eye view footage of flying, taken from cameras attached to birds. A research group from the University of Oxford has gone one step further: by attaching ...

An affordable future for eye tracking in sight

An ambitious five-year project will attempt to make eye-tracking technologies more affordable for people with disabilities and extend the potential use of the devices to enable users to live more independently.

Asteroids: Treasures of the past and a threat to the future

If a large asteroid such as the recently identified 2004 VD17 – about 500 m in diameter with a mass of nearly 1000 million tonnes - collides with the Earth it could spell disaster for much of our planet. As part of ESA's ...

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