Researchers sharpen X-ray vision

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Researchers in Switzerland have found a way to get better X-ray images using standard equipment in hospitals and airports. In the journal Nature Materials, researchers from the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) and the École Polytechnique...

Researchers Craft HDTV's Successor

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Japanese engineers at Nippon Hoso Kyokai's Science and Technical Research Laboratories showed off their most recent work with the development of Super Hi-Vision, a system they hope will eventually replace HDTV. A SHV picture is...

Researchers Break Internet Speed Records

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At the Internet2 consortium's spring meeting in Arlington, Virginia, it was publically announced that a group of researchers led by the University of Tokyo had broken Internet speed records – twice in two days. On...

Researchers explore scrapping Internet

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Although it has already taken nearly four decades to get this far in building the Internet, some university researchers with the federal government's blessing want to scrap all that and start over. The idea may...

Microsoft researchers collaborate to change the world

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Scientists from Microsoft labs all around the world gathered at Microsoft's headquarters in Redmond, Washington for Microsoft Research TechFest 2007, the company's annual showcase of research projects. The three-day TechFest event is aimed at sharing...

Researchers Say New Chip Breaks Speed Record

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IBM and the Georgia Institute of Technology announced today that their researchers have demonstrated the first silicon-based chip capable of operating at frequencies above 500 GHz -- 500 billion cycles per second -- by cryogenically...

MS Researchers Tackle Automated Malware Classification

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Researchers from Microsoft's anti-malware engineering team are working on an automated way to sort through the thousands of malware families and variants attacking Windows computers. The company unveiled its plans at the EICAR (European Institute...

Researchers Chart Leap in Mac Vulnerabilities

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The volume of security vulnerabilities discovered in Apple's Macintosh platform has increased significantly over the last several years, according to a new report released by McAfee's Avert Labs. The security software maker contends that...

Researchers Claim First Transparent OLED Pixels

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Researchers located at the Technical University of Braunschweig, claim to have developed the first transparent OLED pixels. Their approach was to use transparent TFTs (thin-film transistors) made of a 100-nanometer-thick layer of zinc-tin-oxide, which...

Pokemon USA Threatens to Sue Cancer Researchers

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Nintendo subsidiary threatens legal action to keep scientists from referring to cancer-causing gene by the nickname "Pokemon." In January's issue of the science journal Nature, Pier Paolo Pandolfi of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering...

Intel Researchers Sneak Up on Rootkits

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Intel Corp.'s researchers are working to outwit cyber attackers, including those employing stealthy rootkits. The chip maker's Communications Technology Lab, in a project called System Integrity Services, has created a hardware engine to sniff out...

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. World Researchers

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S.T.A.L.K.E.R.'s official site is apparently starting a new advertising campaign for their game, by following the fictional exploits of a team of Stalkers inside the game zone who report their findings, which will continue until...

Microsoft shifts researchers to Windows unit

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Not wasting anytime with the release of Longhorn Microsoft is shifting around its work force. About 70 employees from Microsoft's Research unit will be working on Longhorn now. They will put to use...

Security Researchers Debunk Atak Worm-Al Qaeda Link

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A new variant of the Atak worm, initially dubbed Atak.B, has been reported by most antivirus companies. However, the buzz around the malware—with its reported connection to the terrorist group Al Qaeda—may be greater than...

Microsoft researchers dream big

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Wouldn't it be nice if your computer could read your paper in the morning? That sure would be handy, but even better than that would be if your computer could search through 1,000+ newspapers....

Researchers Develop 3-D Search Engine

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The mind-boggling speed and reach of Internet search engines mask a severe limitation: They are powered by words alone. What a humdrum existence. The world is so much brighter and more varied, full of objects...

Microsoft's researchers display wares at TechFest

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As another round of computer worms attacked PCs around the world yesterday, scientists in Microsoft's advanced research division demonstrated a possible solution. The prototype technology is called Shield because it basically installs a shield over...

Intel researchers help computers learn

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Intel researchers think computers could use some on-the-job training. The chipmaker's research arm on Monday said it is offering the Open Source Machine Learning Library, a collection of software that can help computers...

Red Hat, researchers in name tiff

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A team of university researchers says it will oppose Red Hat's attempt to trademark "Fedora," the company's moniker for its new hobbyist Linux line, based on their prior use of the name. Computer...

HP researchers seek to "throttle" worms

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Researchers at HP laboratories in Bristol have been working on a new technology designed to choke off Internet worms and viruses in an attempt to slow them down and control their spread. The...

Researchers Claim to Crack Wi-Fi Security

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Thank you Darren Proponents deny wireless networking spec is vulnerable to hijack, authentication attacks. A University of Maryland professor and his graduate student have apparently uncovered serious weaknesses in the...

NTT researchers predict 10Gbps wireless

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NTT Corp, Japan's incumbent telco, claims to have raised the ceiling on wireless bandwidth, after achieving a peak data transfer rate of 2.5Gbps in laboratory trials. The previous highest wireless transfer rate was 1Gbps, but...

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