Scientific Balloons Achieve Antarctic Flight Record

The National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) have jointly achieved a new milestone in the almost 20-year history of scientific ballooning in Antarctica, by launching and ...

New SanDisk Flash Drive With Automatic On-line Storage

SanDisk will demonstrate their new Cruzer Titanium Plus 4GB flash drive at the 2008 International CES in Las Vegas, Nevada next week. One unique feature is the partnership between SanDisk and Belnsync that will enable users ...

How to imbue products with symbolic meaning

Many people pay silly money to wear a particular logo or a designer brand. Of course, a designer outfit doesn't keep you any warmer or dryer than an unbranded one, but functionality is only part of the story. Designer products ...

Food for thought: delivering the promise of food processing

Humans have transformed raw ingredients into food since prehistoric times. But scientists are still looking for new ways to make food taste better and survive longer. Presenting their findings at a recent European Science ...

Food for thought: delivering the promise of food processing

Humans have transformed raw ingredients into food since prehistoric times. But scientists are still looking for new ways to make food taste better and survive longer. Presenting their findings at a recent European Science ...

UO plays key role in LIGO's new view of a cosmic event

An international team of physicists, including University of Oregon scientists, has concluded that last February's intense burst of gamma rays possibly coming from the Andromeda Galaxy lacked a gravitational wave. That absence, ...

Hot Cyclones Churn at Both Ends of Saturn

Despite more than a decade of winter darkness, Saturn's north pole is home to an unexpected hot spot remarkably similar to one at the planet's sunny south pole. The source of its heat is a mystery. Now, the first detailed ...

Complexity of financial services industry

The financial services industry is complex and financial service professionals are becoming less distinguishable and more inter-related, according to a new RAND Corporation report issued today.

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