Archive: 14/10/2005

Ichthyosaur bones found off U.K. coast

The snout, teeth, vertebrae and ribcage of a 15-foot reptile that lived off the coast of England 190 million years ago have been found.

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Earthquake Study Suggests Simple Building Fixes Can Save Lives

According to a recent report, a small number of reinforced concrete walls would have been sufficient to keep schools, dormitories and other buildings standing after the 2003 earthquake in Bingöl, Turkey. An American-Turkish ...

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New Satellites Push Technological Boundaries

Have you ever noticed how some things just keep getting smaller and smaller? Take our cell phones or personal computers for example. Just a few years ago it would have been impossible to conveniently tuck a cell phone away ...

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Samsung admits chip price-fixing

Samsung has agreed to pay a huge fine after admitting in federal court that it was part of a conspiracy to fix the price of semiconductor chips.

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Polar bears at risk from ice loss

Survival of the remaining polar bears is increasingly jeopardized by rapid disappearance of the arctic sea ice, conservation groups say.

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EPA posts Katrina sampling results

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is posting test results from floodwater and sediment sampling in Louisiana affected by Hurricane Katrina.

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Samsung fined $300M for conspiracy

Samsung Electronics was found guilty by the U.S. Department of Justice Thursday for conspiring to set prices on computer chips and fined $300 million.

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