Archive: 09/02/2006

One Laptop Project reaches critical stages

The One Laptop Per Child project, an effort spearheaded by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Media Laboratory and joined by several corporate partners and international governments, has moved closer to completion. ...

dateFeb 09, 2006 in
shares0 comments 0

Official! Size Really Does Matter...

Buy your female Valentine a priceless diamond ring and she will be faithful forever… but any cheap gift will lose her attention. Such comic-book logic has yet to be proven among humans, but it’s certainly the case in ...

dateFeb 09, 2006 in
shares0 comments 0

UM Team Devises Way to Use Metal in Micromachines

In the world of microtechnology, entire "machines," so tiny the naked eye can't see them, can be manufactured to create things like sensors that deploy car air bags. But conventional micromachine fabrication technologies ...

dateFeb 09, 2006 in
shares0 comments 0

Science losing war over evolution

This just in from the front lines of the battle between evolution and intelligent design: evolution is losing. That's the assessment of Randy Olson, a Harvard-trained evolutionary biologist turned filmmaker who explored the ...

dateFeb 09, 2006 in
shares0 comments 0

On the Scent of a Pre-Historic Particle Accelerator?

An international team of astrophysicists have used the H.E.S.S. telescopes to uncover the trail of a 10,000 year old supernova at the heart of the Milky Way. In a paper published in Nature (6th February 2006), they describe ...

dateFeb 09, 2006 in
shares0 comments 0

Love endures, but Valentine's Day roses are another story

Each Valentine's Day, sweethearts search for the perfect gift to represent their enduring affection. Shouldering the burden of embodying all this emotion is a delicate, finite bloom -- the rose. Ironically, this ages-old ...

dateFeb 09, 2006 in
shares0 comments 0