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NIST, Innsbruck successfully teleport quantum bits
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6/28/2004   Post a comment
eleportation — or transferring information between two locations without any intervening physical medium — has been demonstrated by physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the United States and the University of Innsbruck, Austria.
Researchers successfully teleport quantum bits
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6/25/2004   Post a comment
Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the United States and the University of Innsbruck, Austria have demonstrated the transfer of information between two locations without any intervening physical medium.
Student team's robot safely detects land mines
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6/21/2004   Post a comment
Johns Hopkins University engineering students recently completed a remote-controlled robot that can find land mines in rugged terrain and mark their location by spraying paint.
X-rays probe failures in ferroelectric memories
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6/21/2004   Post a comment
Unlike a conventional random-access memory, a ferroelectric RAM can switch its magnetic domains electrically between zero and one without having to call on standby power.
Antenna design boosts efficiency per given size
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6/14/2004   Post a comment
A four-year skunk works effort at the University of Rhode Island in Kingston has cut the size of an antenna by as much as one-third for any frequency from the kHz to the GHz range.
Smaller antenna design said to boost efficiency
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6/7/2004   Post a comment
A four-year skunk works effort at the University of Rhode Island in Kingston has cut the size of an antenna by as much as one-third for any frequency from the KHz to the GHz range.
Video tracking tool promises sports on cell phones
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6/7/2004   Post a comment
A group at the University of Calgary (Alberta) has developed automatic recognition and tracking software that could "watch" a sports event for you, keeping track of who did what when, and diagrammatically represent the highlights or even the live action using icons instead of raw video.
Heads-up display promises to help near-blind to navigate
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University of Washington students have turned a pair of Elvis Costello-style eyeglasses and a backpack into a system that helps the near-blind navigate around stationary objects.


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