Archive: 11/07/2006

Satellite debacle hits India's DTH plans

The failure of the launch of the Indian Space Research Organization's communications satellite INSAT-4C that was made to explode since it veered off course soon after launch Monday has come as a major setback for the country's ...

dateJul 11, 2006 in Telecom
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Self-Cooling Soda Bottles?

Every day, the sun bathes the planet in energy--free of charge--yet few systems can take advantage of that source for both heating and cooling. Now, researchers are making progress on a thin-film technology that adheres both ...

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Possible Meteorites in the Martian Hills

From its winter outpost at "Low Ridge" inside Gusev Crater, NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit took this spectacular, color mosaic of hilly, sandy terrain and two potential iron meteorites. The two light-colored, smooth ...

dateJul 11, 2006 in Space Exploration
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Alliance aims to stem extinctions

Scientists racing to save large groups of amphibians that are teetering on the brink of extinction are proposing the creation of an alliance to help save the animals. The Amphibian Survival Alliance (ASA) would be a new international ...

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Studies: Fish oil helps vision

U.S. and Australian researchers have found that fish oil helps save vision as one ages but cigarette smoking increases the risk of blindness.

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Ditigal signs get technological boost

New technology from Minicom Advanced Systems unveiled Monday allows users to operate a keyboard, mouse or other peripheral from up to 1,000 feet away.

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