Archive: 07/11/2006

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 ...

Jul 11, 2006
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It's 2025. Where Do Most People Live?

Researchers at the Center for Climate Systems Research (CCSR), a part of The Earth Institute, have developed a high-resolution map of projected population change for the year 2025.

Jul 11, 2006
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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 ...

Jul 11, 2006
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Physicists Unlock Mysteries of the DVD-RAM

DVD technology is by no means new, but that doesn’t mean that we know everything about the way that these devices store our movies and data. New research conducted by scientists at North Carolina State University has provided ...

Jul 11, 2006
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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, ...

Jul 11, 2006
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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 ...

Jul 11, 2006
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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.

Jul 11, 2006
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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.

Jul 11, 2006
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