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Mantabot – the Next Generation Sea Robot

Mantabot – the Next Generation Sea Robot

Mantabot prototype in action (Credit: University of Virginia) Researchers from University of Virginia and three other universities have been working on “reverse engineering” the way stingrays and manta rays move through water and have successfully created the Mantabot – an ...

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China’s Olympic HD-DVD

China’s Olympic HD-DVD

Shanghai United Optical Disc, with the support of the Chinese government, is set to launch its China High Definition DVD (CH-DVD or CBHD) disc format on 8th August 2008 in conjunction with the Beijing Olympics. This Chinese owned intellectual property ...

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Bright Future for Home 3-D Display Technology

Bright Future for Home 3-D Display Technology

The Illinois based Company TDVision is proposing Hollywood studios a way to make current Blu-ray Disc movies appear in three dimensions (3-D). Watching a car chase on a conventional TV has a world of difference when compared to watching movies ...

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GLAST – Exploring the Extreme Universe

GLAST – Exploring the Extreme Universe

NASA has developed a new observatory telescope that could help scientists understand some of our universe’s best-kept secrets. The Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope (GLAST) was successfully launched by NASA aboard a Delta II rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force ...

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