Year in Review

2008 In Technology

2008 was a year packed with new technologies, innovations and discoveries – from a new billion-color display to advanced electric cars making their first appearance on the market. In this summary, we have gathered some of the most unique stories ...

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2008 in Science, Medicine and Space

From a possible cure for Aids to a new discovery of quasiparticles, 2008 brought with it important scientific and medical advances as well as great disappointments such as the unexpected malfunction of the Large Hadron Collider, which postponed the multi ...

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2008 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

2008 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has announced three recipients of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry award for 2008, jointly given to Osamu Shimomura, Martin Chalfie and Roger Y. Tsien “For the discovery and development of the green fluorescent protein, ...

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The Differential Analyzer

The Differential Analyzer

In order to better understand and appreciate the advantages of new computation methods it is often useful to take a second look at old computation models and the ideas behind them. Analog computation is a very old method, dating back ...

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NanoArt 2007-2008 Competition

NanoArt 2007-2008 Competition

The NanoArt worldwide contest is an event where art and technology are merged to create artwork based on real chemical and/or physical processes, presented by artists from all over the world. This innovative art discipline is related to nanosculptures – ...

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CeBIT 2007 Innovation Coverage

CeBIT 2007 Innovation Coverage

Taking place for more than 20 years, the largest technology exhibition in the world might not have been as exciting as in previous years but still presented several interesting innovations. From GPS cameras to solar handbags, this article will cover ...

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NanoArt 2006-2007 Competition

NanoArt 2006-2007 Competition

NanoArt is a recent, novel integration of art and science consisting of reproductions or artistic renderings of electron micrographs, scanning tunneling micrographs, or atomic force micrographs (i.e., images visualized by electron microscopy [EM] or atomic force microscopy [AFM] or scanning ...

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