Archive: 08/01/2005

E-waste becoming a health hazard

"E-trash" is creating an increasing health hazard across the nation, with the U.S. Senate trying to find a national solution.

Aug 01, 2005
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Networking: 'Smart highways' emerging

Commuters cruise down Interstate 95 from New York City to Washington, D.C., bumper to bumper, at a speed of 120 miles per hour -- about a two-hour trip at that speed. Do they worry about collisions? Not at all. They can even ...

Aug 01, 2005
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Beijing firm says WiMax no threat to 3G

WiMax and 3G technologies will complement, not compete with, each other in China's broadband market, according to Analysys International, a Beijing research firm.

Aug 01, 2005
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Climate Is Regulated By Water

About one hundred years ago, S. Arrhenius brought forward a hypothesis that the atmospheric temperature of at the surface of the Earth was increasing under the influence of the glasshouse effect created by carbonic acid gas. ...

Aug 01, 2005
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Engineers chart semiconductors on the scale of atoms

Spanning fewer than a thousand atoms, the electronic devices on semiconductor chips have become so miniscule they defy most efforts to characterize them. Now for the first time, engineers have demonstrated a way to image ...

Aug 01, 2005
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World First ~ The Walkman™ phones 100

Sony Ericsson announces first global search for the world’s favourite music Do you love driving to the Rolling Stones or dancing to Madonna? Sony Ericsson is compiling ‘The Walkman phones 100’ - the first soundtrack ...

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UniS scientists to investigate the secrets of the universe

The Nuclear Physics Group at the University of Surrey has been awarded a large scale grant worth almost half a million pounds (£483k) from the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to synthesise and ...

Aug 01, 2005
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Tandem Ions May Lead the Way to Better Atomic Clocks

NIST Detects “Ticks” in Aluminum, with Help from Intermediary Atom Physicists at the Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have used the natural oscillations of two dif ...

Aug 01, 2005
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Hurricanes growing fiercer with global warming

Hurricanes have grown significantly more powerful and destructive over the last three decades due in part to global warming, says an MIT professor who warns that this trend could continue.

Aug 01, 2005
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Neon study resolves sun dilemma

A new survey of the sun's neighboring stars suggests there is nearly three times more neon in the sun than previously believed, thus solving a theoretical conundrum about the way the sun transfers heat and ...

Aug 01, 2005
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Connexion By Boeing, Intel Efforts Boost Hotspots In The Sky

Connexion by Boeing, a business unit of The Boeing Company, and Intel® Corporation announced an agreement to enhance and promote high-speed, in-flight wireless Internet service. As part of the agreement, the companies have ...

Aug 01, 2005
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