( American Friends of Tel Aviv University ) Dr. Koby Scheuer of Tel Aviv University has developed a new technology for the nano-photonics market, which manufactures optical devices and components. His plastic-based "filter" is made from nanometer-sized grooves embedded into the...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Shares of Nalco Holding Co jumped more than 11 percent on Monday following news that the water treatment maker was supplying chemicals for oil cleanup in the Gulf of Mexico.
Promotional videos featuring the tablet in action still appear on Hewlett-Packard's Web site.
FastMail will give the Opera browser the capability of improving messaging delivery on devices ranging from mobile phones and computers to TVs and gaming consoles.
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( American Physical Society ) Physicists have made two new breakthroughs -- discovering a shape that packs more efficiently than any other known, and completing a high speed quantum calculation thousands of times faster than possible with conventional computation.
( European Space Agency ) ESA's Envisat has captured the changes in direction of the rapidly-growing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico as strong winds over the weekend pushed it around and hampered clean-up efforts.
( Brown University ) Samuel Broder, the former director of the National Cancer Institute who presided over the successful testing of the AIDS-fighting drug AZT, will speak on the AIDS pandemic and how AZT changed public attitudes toward the disease. Broder will be among 17...
( Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft ) Painted-over murals were thought to be irretrievably lost because conventional methods are seldom suitable to rendering the hidden works visible without causing damage. Research scientists now aim to reveal the secrets of these paintings non-destructively...
( National Academy of Sciences ) The National Academies' Keck Futures Initiative announced today the recipients of its latest round of FUTURES grants, awarded to support interdisciplinary research.
They can't wait to do chemistry at a quadrillion calculations per second, but it's not all that power that's driving researchers to develop computational chemistry at the petascale.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - It's not easy being green, but health clubs are finding that being good to the planet may also reward their bottom line.
( Max-Planck-Gesellschaft ) Max Planck scientists unlock the secret of how cells maintain the spatial distribution of proteins.
( Astronomy & Astrophysics ) This week, Astronomy & Astrophysics is publishing a special feature devoted to the new results obtained with the infrared satellite AKARI, a JAXA project with the participation of ESA. It includes 17 articles dealing with various subjects. Some papers are...
Massey Energy Co. is offering $3 million to each of the families of 29 men killed in an explosion at its Upper Big Branch coal mine in West Virginia.