Archive: 12/04/2006

U.S.-Taiwan satellites to be launched

Six satellites designed to improve weather forecasts and monitor climate change are ready for launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

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Developing nations help tropical forests

A rainforest biologist from the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama says developing nations may help stop tropical forest destruction.

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Duke study examines bluebird evolution

Duke University evolutionary ecologists in Durham, N.C., are offering findings that might provide insight into how evolution operates.

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NASA to open new Smithsonian exhibits

NASA has announced the Washington opening of two Smithsonian exhibits, "Atmosphere: Change in the Air" and "Arctic: A Friend Acting Strangely."

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Power on the go

Mobile devices are becoming more and more intelligent – allowing users to watch movies on a mobile phone or laptop, or navigate with a PDA – but at the same time they require increasing amounts of power. To prevent the ...

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Vega: the star with comets?

The observation of the immediate vicinity of a star other than the Sun has just been carried out for the first time. A debris disc made up of hot (1300 degrees) dust grains, residues of comet evaporation and collisions between ...

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Tandberg: Be there now

For global videoconferencing company Tandberg, the company slogan of "Be there now" is more than just a motto -- it's almost a calling.

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Paramount and Xbox movie showcase deal

Paramount Pictures and Microsoft's Xbox launched Wednesday the Xbox Movie Showcase cross platform marketing program between the movie studio and Xbox Live.

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Climate change effects on alfalfa studied

University of Navarra biologist Gorka Erice Soreasu determined alfalfa protects itself from effects of climate change through altering a response to CO2 levels.

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