- NCAR Adds Resources To TeraGrid
Researchers who use the TeraGrid, the nation’s most comprehensive and advanced infrastructure for open scientific research, can now leverage the computing resources of a powerful, 2048-processor BlueGene/L system at the National Center for Atmospheric Rese ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 13 2007 - 3:12pm
- New Chemical Agent Biosensor Will Bring Faster Results
Scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have discovered a way to increase the sensitivity of test strips that will enable creation of a portable biosensor that can address a major concern associated with incidents involving chemical or nerve ag ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 20 2007 - 4:20am
- Is SciVee For All Scientists? Or Just Certain Ones?
A website dubbing itself 'YouTube for scientists' has been launched, saying the intent is to bring science closer to the people, according to backers Public Library of Science (PLoS), the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the San Diego Superc ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 29 2007 - 7:00pm
- Marrying DNA Self-Assemble And Lithography
DNA is one of the most popular building blocks of nanotechnology and is commonly used to construct ordered nanoscale structures with controlled architectures. For the most part, DNA is looked upon as a promising building block for fabricating microelectron ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 4 2007 - 11:12am
- U.S. Army Buys IDM-304 From Symetrics
Melbourne, Florida-- Symetrics Industries, LLC announced today an award from the U.S. Army for approximately 300 Improved Data Modems (IDM) for installation on Army aircraft. The contract value will be between US$7 and US$8 million, once final negotiation ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 10 2007 - 12:27pm
- DART Checks For Fake Medicines On The Spot
A leading UK expert in analysing pharmaceutical compounds has demonstrated that Direct Analysis in Real Time (DART) technology can identify fake medicines in minutes. Traditional technology, based on large, laboratory-based methods, takes hours and sometim ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 11 2007 - 4:50pm
- Tracking 'Dirty Money' By Drug Residue
Drug dealers found with bank notes contaminated with unusually high levels of drugs are now less likely to get away with their crimes, thanks to new evidence from a team led by the University of Bristol. The research finds that geographical location has ab ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 12 2007 - 11:19pm
- Using The Television To Wash Your Clothes
The washing machine and the refrigerator are going to start "talking" to the television thanks to a new standard about to be published by the Geneva-based IEC. This new ability to network traditional household appliances with personal computers ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 13 2007 - 12:08pm
- Major Technological Breakthrough: Non-Stick Chewing Gum
Revolymer, a spin out company from the University of Bristol, has completed development of its new Clean Gum that can be easily removed from shoes, clothes, pavements and hair. Preliminary results also indicate that the gum will degrade naturally in water. ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 13 2007 - 9:19pm
- Online Gaming Promotes Social Interaction
Online multiplayer communities are social networks built around multiplayer online computer games. Members of these communities typically share an interest in online gaming and a great deal of the interaction between them is technologically mediated. Marko ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 15 2007 - 4:32pm