- Transistor Technology Breakthrough Represents Biggest Change To Computer Chips In 40 Years
In one of the biggest advancements in fundamental transistor design, Intel Corporation revealed that it is using two dramatically new materials to build the insulating walls and switching gates of its 45 nanometer (nm) transistors. Hundreds of millions of ...
Article - Administrator - Jan 29 2007 - 6:26pm
- Activists Offer For GPS Coordinates Of Japanese Whalers
Shipborne activists hunting a Japanese whaling fleet in a potentially violent high-seas game of hide-and-seek offered a 25,000-dollar reward Monday for help in tracking the whalers down. Sea Shepherd president Paul Watson made the offer in a satellite tel ...
Article - Administrator - Jan 29 2007 - 7:14pm
- IBM Advancement To Spawn New Generation Of Chips
IBM has announced it has developed a long-sought improvement to the transistor-- the tiny on/off switch that serves as the basic building block of virtually all microchips made today. Working with AMD and its other development partners Sony and Toshiba, t ...
Article - Administrator - Jan 29 2007 - 10:51pm
- Medical Advances Cut Combat Deaths In Iraq And Afghanistan
For soldiers injured in combat today, the survival rate is 90 percent or higher--a significant improvement even since the Gulf War in the early 1990s, according to Col. W. Bryan Gamble, M.D., Commander of Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany. Dr. ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 1 2007 - 2:35pm
- Scientist's Computer Analyzes Boxing
MORGANTOWN, W.Va., Feb. 5 (UPI)-- U.S. scientists are using a computer program to develop an objective method of determining when a boxing match should be stopped. The researchers at West Virginia University say a computerized approach to counting punches ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 28 2007 - 1:23pm
- Maybe Chips Do Grow On Trees
Wouldn't it be great if we could get computer chips to grow on trees? Or at least use the specific bonds of DNA molecules to get nanostructures to grow themselves right in the test tube? This technology could be used to build everything from tiny ele ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 6 2007 - 8:33pm
- Erosion Of Privacy: Safeguards In A World Of Ambient Intelligence
Whether in the form of sensors in the refrigerator which automatically order more milk or in the car sounding an alarm when the driver starts to become drowsy, "Ambient Intelligence" is the next computer technology revolution. But networked obje ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 10 2007 - 11:35pm
- Face Recognition, Emotions And How Science Determined I Will Be The Next Jackie Chan
The February issue of Current Directions in Psychological Science points to several studies that indicate facial composite systems produce a poor likeness of the intended face. In one particular study, only 2.8 percent of participants correctly named a we ...
Article - Cash Simpson - Feb 13 2007 - 12:07pm
- Facial Composite Systems Falling Short
The mention of facial composites often conjures up images of a sinister criminal, skillfully depicted by a sketch artist using pencil and paper. In reality, the vast majority of law enforcement agencies use mechanized methods, usually computer software, w ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 11 2007 - 5:46pm
- Want To Hike On Mars?
Scientists using data from the HRSC experiment onboard ESA's Mars Express spacecraft have produced the first 'hiker's maps' of Mars. Giving detailed height contours and names of geological features in the Iani Chaos region, the maps co ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 13 2007 - 1:33am