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Computer Games World Cup Kicks Off in Paris

... player's racket," according to one organiser. The computers themselves are provided to ensure fairness. They were facing off in games including Counter-Strike, Pro Evolution Soccer 6 and Quake IV. The popularity of video gaming has led to the development of professional players, particularly in South Kore...

Novel Light Weight Polymers Made Up of Carbon Nanotubes

... Sensitive electronic devices like cell phones and computers require shielding from electromagnetic interference (EMI). Such shielding which must be electrically conductive has traditionally been made of metal, which poses a weight problem in the push to miniaturize and lighten electronics. In response, Gu...

Signalife Recorder Transmits Heart Rate Data From Champ Car Driver in Real-Time

...ver heart rate data from the vehicle to the team's computers . The system was first tested June 22-24, 2007, during the Grand Prix of Cleveland. In addition to real-time heart rate transmission, the Signalife device is capable of broadcasting single ECG channel data via vehicle telemetry system. Simultaneousl...

China Closing in on US for Highest Number of Web-users

...ts booming economy has generated greater access to computers and the Web. The country had 137 million people with access to the Internet at the end of 2006, according to official figures. The Internet boom has been pivotal in the country's ongoing social transformation, providing a new forum for Chinese to...

Hot Tips for Keeping Your PC Cool in Summer

...Us, and maxed-out memory, today's high-performance computers generate more heat than any personal computers before them. But by paying proper attention to cooling, you can help to ensure years of trouble-free...

Sunita Returns June 21 After 194-day Record Space Odyssey

...d Monday after the Space Station's revived Russian computers passed a final test. The station's three main computers had crashed shortly after astronauts installed a new set of solar power panels to give it additional...

Australia Proposes Comprehensive Plans to Protect Aboriginal Children from Sexual Abuse

...ornography would be banned and all publicly-funded computers searched for evidence of stored pornography. The Prime Minister said he could not force the states to establish the same measures, but urged them to do so. Parliament would be recalled for a special sitting to pass necessary legislation, he said....

Lightning Strikes Deadliest in Summer

...r truck. Never go under a tree. Stay off phones, computers and video games. "Surprisingly, hard-wired phone use is the leading cause of indoor lightning injuries in the United States," Cooper said. Cell phones are quite safe, aside from distracting someone from seeking safety. Lightning can hurt you even b...

Northern Forests Less Effective Than Tropical Forests in Reducing Global Warming

...learing land more than we realized." Most of the computers models produced incorrect estimates because, in relying on ground-level measurements, they had failed to accurately simulate the movement of carbon dioxide vertically in the atmosphere. The computer models tended to move too much carbon dioxide dow...

SKorean Scientists Develop Technology for Cheap Biosensor

...e proved that transistors can be used not only for computers but also for devices that convert biological responses into electrical signals," team leader Choi Yang-Kyu told AFP. Biosensors detect biological responses or changes and convert them into an electrical signal that can be read. Currently, they are ...

Virus Claims Harry Potter is Dead!

... works by infecting USB memory drives plugged into computers where users have unwittingly downloaded the worm. This allows it to hop between different computers each time the device is inserted. Its other effects are creating a host of new users on the PC usi...

New Substance Use Prevention Program Being Developed

... Researchers from the University will bring laptop computers with the health-focused multimedia interventions t... Standards in Health Education for Grades 6-8. The computers will remember each students responses and can use that information to provide individual feedback on...

World may Get Much Wetter With Global Warming Than Believed

...e quoted by the National Geographic as saying that computers tend to underestimate the amounts of rain and snowfall. They say that simulations also mask exact year-to-year changes in moisture, fail to register El Nio events, and fail to capture precipitation trends on decade scales. Most computer models sa...

Brain Tumor Patients Survival Depends on Predicting Treatment Responses Earlier

...thin the body. A special type of camera works with computers to provide precise pictures of the areas of the body being imaged and molecular images of the body's biological functions....

Laser-based System for Non-invasive Diagnosis of Skin Cancers on the Anvil

...y a microscope outside the skin and manipulated by computers to create cellular-scale images. He feels that the new technique may enable doctors to see as much as a millimeter below the skin's surface. "What this is leading to is for a doctor to be able to touch a mole with a fiberoptic cable and characteri...

Researchers Cracking the Human Genome Function

...ted new computational techniques and used powerful computers to unravel the locations of gene-controlling sequences, and to pull together data generated by other ENCODE centers to gain a more complete picture of how the genome was working. In the beginning we only had the vaguest idea how the various functio...

Study Focus on Environmental Hazards Posed by IT Scraps

...ers are seeking to lure customers with promises of computers produced in more environmentally friendly ways. Fu...ore buying it in the first place, he says. Because computers grow out of date quickly, it makes sense to look for machines that can be upgraded. Source-IANS/L...

Weight Issues In Children-Experts Take Stock

... These children do not have access to video games, computers and television. What they do have access to is up to 18 minutes more of moderate or vigorous physical activity per day compared to most other children, as well as daily chores. "They help out with things," said Dr. Mark Tremblay, a professor of kin...

FDA Announces Audio Broadcasts on Emerging Drug Safety Information

... known as podcasts, can be transmitted to personal computers and personal audio players. The service is part of the agency's ongoing effort to broaden and speed its communications concerning the safety of marketed medications when unexpected adverse events are reported to FDA. The broadcasts are an addition...

Robotic Surgeon to Team Up With Doctors, Astronauts on NASA Mission

...ssion poses new challenges. Researchers shrank the computers and power supplies that support the robot so they can be carried in dive bags by technical scuba divers and fit into the limited space. Most importantly, the engineers wrote an instructional manual so crew members could reassemble the robot and troub...

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