Archive: 15/02/2006

'SensorNet' surveillance network studied

Fort Bragg, N.C., might become the model for a national network of sensors, alarms and video surveillance to help protect against terrorism.

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Scientists Uncover Lost Maya Ruins – from Space

Remains of the ancient Maya culture, mysteriously destroyed at the height of its reign in the ninth century, have been hidden in the rainforests of Central America for more than 1,000 years. Now, NASA and University of New ...

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Rome displays Thracian treasures

What is described as a spectacular archaeological exhibit focusing on Bulgaria's Thracian heritage opened Wednesday at Rome's Palazzo del Quirinale.

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E-money gains further ground in Japan

It's been a year since East Japan Railway decided to concentrate on getting more of its riders to use an electronic money system for everything from buying commuting tickets to purchasing magazines for the train ride. The ...

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Feds say eagles no longer are endangered

The U.S. government wants to remove eagles from the endangered species list, noting the population has gone from 413 breeding pairs in 1963 to 7,066 today.

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Company to offer 3-D navigation for 3G

An Israeli company exhibiting at this week's 3GSM 2006 conference in Barcelona, Spain, plans to announce that its 3-D navigation technology, currently available in some Japanese cars, will be accessible to mobile devices ...

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