2006

2006 in Technology

In 2006, we covered numerous innovative technologies ranging from true 3D displays to robotic flying insects. We covered success stories, such as the Israeli ramjet rocket built by students and embarrassing moments such as Honda’s ASIMO robot’s fall in a ...

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2006 in Science, Medicine, and Space

From discovering extrasolar planets to revealing new insights into the workings of life-threatening diseases such as cancer, AIDS, and Alzheimers, 2006 was a year full of scientific innovation. In this article, TFOT returns to a few of the most interesting ...

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2006 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

2006 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

The 2006 Nobel Prize in Chemistry – is being awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to Roger D. Kornberg from Stanford University for his: “studies of the molecular basis of eukaryotic transcription”. Roger Kornberg has been selected for ...

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2006 Nobel Prize in Physics

2006 Nobel Prize in Physics

Nobel Prize in Physics – According to the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the 2006 Nobel in Physics will be awarded to John C. Mather of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (on the left) and George F. Smoot of ...

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2006 Nobel Prize in Medicine

2006 Nobel Prize in Medicine

Andrew Z. Fire (left) and Craig C. Mello – The 2006 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine is shared by Professor Andrew Z. Fire from Stanford University, California, and Professor Craig C. Mello from the University of Massachusetts Medical School ...

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