Archive: 09/15/2005

Swedes caution cities about VoIP pitfalls

Swedish officials have warned public agencies and cities to think twice before switching their telephone service to Voice over Internet Protocol.

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Vodafone with datacard for U.S. users

Vodafone launched Thursday a datacard that allows users to go online from their laptops while traveling in the United States.

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Damage Detectives Inspect Shuttle on Orbit

When the shuttle Discovery streaked into the clear, blue sky this summer, millions of Americans sat on the edges of their seats, staring in awe at computer screens and television sets.

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Unmanned planes look for Katrina survivors

Unmanned, small aircraft were being used this week to search for survivors of Hurricane Katrina in the first domestic use of such surveillance vehicles.

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Study: SARS can infiltrate brain tissue

Severe acute respiratory syndrome is a disease of the respiratory tract and now scientists say they've found SARS can also infiltrate brain tissue.

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Muscle loss tested in artificial gravity

University of California-Irvine researchers say a bike-like centrifuge that creates artificial gravity may help astronauts combat muscle atrophy in space.

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Study: Women handle status loss better

British researchers say men who slide down the social ladder during their lifetime take the blow much harder than women in the same position.

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