Archive: 12/12/2005

Apple iPod: The new public access?

I have to admit that I've never been a fan of Apple's iPod -- for reasons too numerous to mention in this story -- but Apple has finally added the killer feature to its ubiquitous, market-dominating MP3 player: ...

Dec 12, 2005
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Orcas most polluted Arctic mammal

Orcas, or killer whales, reportedly have passed the polar bear to become the most contaminated mammal in the Arctic.

Dec 12, 2005
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Networking: Capturing baby boomers' knowledge

A third of the aging baby-boom generation employees of Bruce Power, Canada's private nuclear power producer, are poised to retire in the coming years, taking decades of insights into complex nuclear reactor systems and steam ...

Dec 12, 2005
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Printers to produce life-saving organs

A team of American scientists is studying the potential of printers being developed to produce life-saving organs, reports Wired.com. They believe that any organ, a skin graft, a new trachea or a heart patch ...

Dec 12, 2005
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Titanic sunk faster than thought

After visiting the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean in August 2005, scientists have discovered that Titanic took just five minutes to sink – much faster than previously thought.

Dec 12, 2005
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Paving The Way For Women To Mars

When the first female astronauts set foot on Mars, they may spare a thought for the 24 women who paved the way for lengthy space trips by giving three months of their lives to space science, two months of which involved staying ...

Dec 12, 2005
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Exploring Caves With Hopping Microbots

If you want to travel to distant stars, or find life on another world, it takes a bit of planning. That's why NASA has established NIAC, the NASA Institute for Advanced Concepts. For the past several years, ...

Dec 12, 2005
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