Archive: 05/1/2006

Study says coffee helps in persuasion

Researchers in Australia say if you want to persuade anyone to agree with your line of thinking, serving coffee to that person may help.

May 01, 2006
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Solitons: Next wave in electronics?

Harvard scientists have solved the puzzle of how to generate a special form of wave in small electronic devices, allowing the electrical equivalent of the pulses of light that carry signals through optical ...

May 01, 2006
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Napster expands its music experience

In an effort to attract subscribers, Napster will offer a new service allowing music fans to listen to over 2 million tracks up to fives times each for free.

May 01, 2006
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Japan facing obstetrician shortage

The severe low fertility rate in Japan appears to have led to an equally worrisome shortage of obstetricians.

May 01, 2006
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Networking: Is that bank's URL legitimate?

Computer-security professionals at the weekend were working on what is being described as a just-emerging IT problem -- the kind which, if the pros are correct, potentially could imperil all e-commerce across ...

May 01, 2006
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