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Technology News Archive - January 24, 2010

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In the aftermath of the Jan 12 earthquake that struck Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince, scientists from Rochester Institute of Technology are sweeping the leveled city with high-tech imaging integrated into a small aircraft.

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A team of nuclear engineers and computer scientists at Argonne National Laboratory are developing the neutron transport code UNIC, which enables researchers for the first time to obtain a highly detailed description of a nuclear reactor core.

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Internet giant Google is cozying up to companies that make games people love to play on smartphones.

A new experiment that reproduces the magnetic fields of the Earth and other planets has yielded its first significant results.

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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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