Faced with a deluge of Year 2000 software conversions for nervous clients, Andersen Consulting has hired Philippines-based database supplier, SPI Technologies, to help out. The programming work contracted to SPI will boost its profits - currently $2 million a year - by at least 10 per cent.
Molybdenum ditelluride is a two-dimensional material that can be easily stacked into multiple layers to create a memory cell
New light-guiding nanoscale device can control and monitor a nanoparticle trapped in a laser beam with high sensitivity
Optical traps are scientific instruments in which a focused laser beam is used to exert an attractive or repulsive force on a microscopic object to hold it in place
Scientists estimate that the exoplanet has already lost up to 35 per cent of its mass over its lifetime
The observations were made using the Atacama Array in the Chilean desert