Archive: 13/09/2005

Turkish earthquake deaths were preventable

Purdue University scientists analyzed the 2003 Turkish earthquake and concluded the deaths of 168 people, many of them children, could have been prevented.

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Roaming a headache along Irish border

Ireland has given mobile-phone operators three months to solve problems involving unexpected roaming charges in border areas.

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Nano World: Public attitudes toward nano

When it comes to nanotechnology, the U.S. public apparently looks forward most to advanced medical applications that save lives and improved consumer goods that enhance quality of life, experts told UPI's Nano World.

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Oracle's Siebel buyout might stifle creativity

Software group Oracle's bid for Siebel Systems for a cool $5.85 billion Monday was greeted by many Wall Street analysts as a signal of the return of mega-mergers and better still -- renewed confidence in the information technology ...

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Sun still unsettled for another few days

Geomagnetic storms are expected to continue for the next few days, raising the chances of disruptions to radio transmissions and other communications.

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The car 'learns' to see and understand

Siemens VDO Automotive presents an ergonomic network of driver assistance systems at the 61st IAA Motor Show in Frankfurt, Germany. As the volume of traffic on the road increases, will help assist drivers by warning them ...

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