Archive: 1/08/2005

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.

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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 light from its ...

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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 ...

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Moving Closer to the Grand Spiral

An international team of astronomers from Chile, Europe and North America is announcing the most accurate distance yet measured to a galaxy beyond our Milky Way's close neighbours. The distance was determined using the brightness ...

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Sensor could detect concealed weapons without x-rays

A new sensor being patented by Ohio State University could be used to detect concealed weapons or help pilots see better through rain and fog. Unlike X-ray machines or radar instruments, the sensor doesn't have to generate ...

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'Smart' nanoprobes light up disease

Quantum dots programmed to glow in presence of enzyme activity Researchers from Rice University's Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology (CBEN) have developed a "smart" beacon hundreds of times smaller than ...

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