Archive: 30/11/2006

Asymmetric ashes

Astronomers are reporting remarkable new findings that shed light on a decade-long debate about one kind of supernovae, the explosions that mark a star's final demise: does the star die in a slow burn or with a fast bang" ...

dateNov 30, 2006 in Astronomy
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Nike+iPod Sport Kit raises privacy concerns

This holiday season, gift-givers may unwittingly give their favorite athlete a workout accessory that can double as a tracking device. Researchers in computer science and engineering at the University of Washington say there ...

dateNov 30, 2006 in Computer Sciences
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Found - the apple gene for red

CSIRO researchers have located the gene that controls the colour of apples – a discovery that may lead to bright new apple varieties.

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How to Shrink a Carbon Nanotube

A research group has devised a way to control the diameter of a carbon nanotube – down to essentially zero nanometers. This useful new ability, designed by scientists from the University of California at Berkeley and Lawrence ...

dateNov 30, 2006 in Nanophysics feature
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