Archive: 3/06/2008

Researchers find human virus in chimpanzees

After studying chimpanzees in the wilds of Tanzania's Mahale Mountains National Park for the past year as part of a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, Virginia Tech researcher Dr. Taranjit Kaur and her team have produced ...

dateJun 03, 2008 in
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New Metamaterial a 'Perfect' Absorber of Light

A team of scientists from Boston College and Duke University has developed a highly-engineered metamaterial capable of absorbing all of the light that strikes it – to a scientific standard of perfection – they report ...

dateJun 03, 2008 in General Physics
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Goodbye to batteries and power sockets

A broken cable or a soiled connector? If a machine in a factory goes on strike, it could be for any of a thousand reasons. Self-sufficient sensors that provide their own power supply will soon make these machines more robust. ...

dateJun 03, 2008 in Engineering
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Asus Unveils New Mini PC with Full HD Support

Catering to users who require a compact and powerful home entertainment center, ASUS has unveiled the new ASUS Mini PC Nova Lite PX24. At only 2L in size, this world's smallest mini PC is equipped with a built-in independent ...

dateJun 03, 2008 in Hardware
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