Archive: 10/03/2006

Mars orbiter makes a grab for red planet

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter was going through maneuvers to place itself into orbit around the red planet Friday, scientists in California said.

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New Hubble images show similar colors for Pluto's moons

Using new Hubble Space Telescope observations, a research team led by Dr. Hal Weaver of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory and Dr. Alan Stern of the Southwest Research Institute has found that Pluto's ...

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India says no to Google Earth's peering

Concerned over distinct satellite images of its strategic installations that Google makes available online, India has decided to mask some of the sensitive images itself.

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Wal-Mart to sell Verizon prepaid wireless

Verizon Wireless further entrenched itself in the battle for prepaid wireless phone customers Thursday, announcing that their INpulse pay-as-you-go service is now available at all U.S. Wal-Mart stores.

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Ecstasy causes depression in pigs

Danish scientific experiments where Ecstasy was adminstered to pigs may help to explain depression in humans abusing the drug.

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Nanotech products a bit disappointing

The products expected from nanotechnology are still very much in the future according to the first comprehensive inventory of nanoproducts out Friday.

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A new digital revolution

The rise of digital music may spell not just the death knell of the CD, but also a revolution in the way music is actually produced.

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Globe Talk: Vodafone's sayonara problems

The deal is not yet sealed, but expectations that Vodafone will abandon operating in Japan have already been welcomed by industry analysts. But while retreating from the competitive Japanese market might be a smart move on ...

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