Archive: 06/14/2005

ESA to join Russia's Kliper program

MOSCOW, June 13 (UPI) -- The European Space Agency will participate in Russia's new Kliper manned shuttle program, an ESA official said Monday.

Jun 14, 2005
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Genetically modified rice could pose risks

BEIJING, June 14 (UPI) -- Greenpeace China has warned that experimental, genetically modified rice is being illegally sold in southern China, posing possible risks to consumers.Researchers from the environmental group collected ...

Jun 14, 2005
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Thin films of silicon nanoparticles roll into flexible nanotubes

By depositing nanoparticles onto a charged surface, researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have crafted nanotubes from silicon that are flexible and nearly as soft as rubber. "Resembling miniature s ...

Jun 14, 2005
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SMA Confirms Proto-Planetary Systems are Common in the Galaxy

Meeting this week in Cambridge, Mass., astronomers using the Submillimeter Array (SMA) on Mauna Kea, Hawaii, confirmed, for the first time, that many of the objects termed "proplyds" found in the Orion Nebula ...

Jun 14, 2005
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Sony Ericsson's new PC Card combines 3G broadband with Wi-Fi

Now it's possible to achieve fastest possible access to the Internet and e-mail in more places in the world than ever before. The Sony Ericsson GC99 PC card launched today combines Wi-Fi with 3G/UMTS and global ...

Jun 14, 2005
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Pluto Mission Spacecraft Shipped to NASA

The first spacecraft designed to study Pluto, the solar system's farthest planet, took the first steps on a long journey today when it was shipped from the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory ...

Jun 14, 2005
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New Details About Antarctic Iceberg Detachment

Findings show that ice fracturing occurs in episodes and may be tied to changes evolving over seasons A multifaceted research effort by scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of ...

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Ericsson introduces GSM on Aircraft

Ericsson introduces its newly developed system GSM on Aircraft, allowing airplane passengers to use their mobile phones on board commercial aircrafts. Travelers of today demand full GSM access, also in flight. The demand ...

Jun 14, 2005
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