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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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