Archive: 10/11/2005

New Flying Wing Design Tested

For almost a hundred years most planes have looked like a tube with wings, but that may change thanks to NASA research. Engineers at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., are testing a design for a flying wing, ...

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New system for earthquake early warning

A University of California, Berkeley, seismologist has discovered a way to provide seconds to tens of seconds of advance warning about impending ground shaking from an earthquake.

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Samsung Presents New Slim Line-up

Samsung Electronics introduces 5 new mobile phones. The average of the newly unveiled phones are under 15mm and offer the latest multimedia features, such as music playback capability, megapixel camera and Bluetooth connectivity. ...

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Pet-eating predator reappears in Mass.

Weasel-like predators called fisher cats -- voracious housecat-eating cousins to the ill-tempered wolverine -- have reportedly returned to Massachusetts.

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Motorola V360 Debuts

Motorola and T-Mobile USA today announced the on-shelf availability of the Motorola V360. The sleek Motorola V360 offers advanced functionality and provides consumers with today’s must-have mobile music, imaging and connectivity ...

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Open Invention Network promotes Linux

To ensure the continued growth of Linux and related software, IBM, Novell, Philips, Red Hat and Sony today announced a new company, Open Invention Network (OIN). The network plans to acquire patents and license them royalty-free ...

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Carp barrier federal funding is rejected

A $9 million electric barrier has been built to keep Asian carp from infesting Lake Michigan, but Congress is reportedly refusing to pay to turn it on.

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Tighter review of owl habitat rejected

Washington state's Forest Practices Board has rejected a request to more closely study timber cutting in the spotted owl's remaining habitat.

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