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Speech recognition heads to Web via XML
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3/27/2001   Post a comment
The Internet's Extensible Markup Language (XML) has been adapted to voice-command technology by SpeechWorks International Inc. The company's SpeechGenie system is designed to integrate speech recognition into Web-based telephony applications.
BN nanostructures stronger, lighter than steel
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3/19/2001   Post a comment
Northwestern University research has delivered the world's first nanotubes, -cones and -spheres constructed from boron nitride rather than the usual carbon. Single-walled boron-nitride (BN) nanostructures are hypothetically stronger and lighter than steel, but were only recently demonstrated here by professor Laurence Marks.

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