Volume 43 Issue 3 • March 2006

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  • IEEE Spectrum - March 2006

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 01
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  • Table of contents - Vol 43, No 3

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):3 - 7
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  • The Back Story: A Weed Grows in Chile

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 9
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  • Forum

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 11
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  • Plane talk about cellphones [Spectral Lines]

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  • Big players in chip design buy into India

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):14 - 17
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  • Ben Franklin's London house opens as a landmark

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  • Quantum leap for quantum computing

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):17 - 18
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  • A better anthrax screener?

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):18 - 21
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  • Safer driving in the dead of night [infrared vision systems]

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):20 - 21
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  • Million Dollar Baby

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):22 - 23
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  • Psychiatry's shocking new tools [brain stimulation techniques]

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):24 - 31
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    This paper describes several new brain stimulation techniques for treating patients suffering from severe depression. These techniques involve the use of electronic implants that send signals to specific points of the brain to reduce or eliminate severe chronic depression in some people. They are more effective alternatives to such treatment options as psychiatric counselling as well as drug and e... View full abstract»

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  • : Plane talk about cellphones [Spectral Lines]

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):32 - 36
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  • Halfway to Mars [next generation planetary rover]

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):38 - 43
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    A team of engineers from the Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute in Pittsburgh has traveled to the Atacama Desert in Chile to test its new concepts and designs for the next generation of planetary rovers to be used in Mars. Using a prototype called Zoe, the team came to Atacama to see how well the rover copes with the kind of terrain its successors will find in Mars. Zoe can roam auton... View full abstract»

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  • Unsafe at Any Airspeed?

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):44 - 49
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  • How Brazil spun the atom [nuclear power reactors]

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):50 - 56
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    This paper describes the Resende nuclear complex in Brazil which will house hundreds of uranium centrifuges to produce enriched uranium that will fuel its nuclear power reactors. By consistently fulfilling its obligations as a party to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), Brazil will become one of a few nations that operate commercial-scale centrifuge facilities. Brazilian officials say tha... View full abstract»

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  • Uncommon law [copyright laws]

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):57 - 58
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  • Calm in your palm: biofeedback device promises to reduce stress

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  • Yahooligan: Yahoo primes its research pump

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):61 - 62
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  • Working in a war zone: engineers in Iraq find high risk but high reward

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):64 - 66
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  • Remote control [Reflections]

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 84
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