Archive: 12/05/2005

Mars rovers continue to explore and amaze

NASA's durable twin Mars rovers have successfully explored the surface of the mysterious red planet for a full Martian year (687 Earth days). Opportunity starts its second Martian year Dec. 11; Spirit started ...

Dec 05, 2005 4.5 / 5 (11) 0

New Comet Discovered from Mauna Kea

While searching for "killer asteroids" on Halloween night, University of Hawaii astronomer Fabrizio Bernardi found a new comet, the first discovered from Mauna Kea Observatories.

Dec 05, 2005 1.7 / 5 (3) 0

Intel inside India with $1B investment

Just a few days after rival Advanced Micro Devices announced its plans to grab a chunk of the Indian mindshare by helping India build a $3 billion chip plant, Intel Chairman Crag Barrett announced the company's first major ...

Dec 05, 2005 4 / 5 (4) 0

Yahoo! provides FIFA Web site

Yahoo! said Monday it will partner with the Fédération Internationale de Football Association to set up a Web site to cover the upcoming soccer games.

Dec 05, 2005 5 / 5 (1) 0

Networking: FCC eyes a la carte pricing

A new regulation advocated by the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission may change the way cable network providers price services -- leading some to offer programming on an a la carte basis and enabling consumers ...

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New nanosensor uses quantum dots to detect DNA

Using tiny semiconductor crystals, biological probes and a laser, Johns Hopkins University engineers have developed a new method of finding specific sequences of DNA by making them light up beneath a microscope.

Dec 05, 2005 3.2 / 5 (9) 0