Archive: 01/05/2006

Briefs: Sirius to start Playboy channel

Sirius Satellite Radio and Playboy Enterprises Thursday said they will be launching a Playboy-branded radio channel within the next few months.

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Consumer Electronic Show: Day 1

Day 1 of the sprawling Consumer Electronic Show proved how important convergence and high-definition technology will be in 2006. From the HD-DVD promotion group's launch party to Sony's exhibit of its new HD camcorder, HD ...

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Scientists redate Neanderthal fossils

Scientists say two Neanderthal fossils excavated from Vindija Cave in Croatia in 1998 may be 3,000-4,000 years older than originally thought.

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ORNL physicist Hix cited as top young investigator

William Raphael Hix of the Physics Division of the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory has won the 2006 Young Investigator Award from Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society.

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Research Debunks Pathogen Evolution Hypotheses

In a classic case of “chicken or egg” detective work, scientists at North Carolina State University and The Institute for Genomic Research have concluded that previous hypotheses about the evolution of one of the world’s ...

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Tiny Marine Organisms Reflect Ocean Warming

Sediment cores collected from the seafloor off Southern California suggest that plankton populations in the Northeastern Pacific have changed significantly since the early 1900s, and that the changes closely ...

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Next International Space Station Crew Announced

NASA and its international partners have selected astronaut Jeffrey Williams and Russian cosmonaut Pavel Vinogradov as the next crew for the International Space Station, designated as Expedition 13.

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Las Vegas glitters with next-generation gadgets

The world's biggest electronics fair opened Thursday with high-definition televisions, next-generation DVD players and all-in-one communication tools blazing a trail for the digital future.

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Lenovo Plans to Embed Cingular WWAN in Upcoming ThinkPads

Lenovo and Cingular Wireless today announced plans to integrate wireless wide area network (WWAN) technology from Cingular in upcoming versions of ThinkPad notebooks. ThinkPad users will have built-in, immediate high-speed ...

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InPhase Develops Holographic-ROM for Consumer Devices

InPhase Technologies today announced it has developed and is shipping the first Holographic-ROM (H-ROM) media targeted for use in consumer devices. Data are recorded into the Tapestry HDS4000 media with the ...

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HP Introduces Mobile Broadband Notebook PC

HP today introduced a mobile broadband notebook that allows users to stay connected at broadband speeds to corporate networks, email and the Internet without being tied to a wireless hotspot.

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