Archive: 15/12/2005

Experts disagree about earthquake risk

Three independent analyses of the New Madrid seismic zone centered in Missouri indicates the fault line indicates little or no movement.

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Progress to Sub for Santa at Space Station

A new Progress will bring Christmas gifts to the International Space Station, but there will be no Santa coming down a chimney. The unpiloted cargo carrier will use the Pirs Docking Compartment.

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Unexpected finding: Some dinosaurs grew slower in hard times

Palaeontologists from the University of Bonn report on an intriguing diagnosis in the 16 December issue of the journal Science. A dinosaur which they have examined was apparently able to vary the speed of its growth according ...

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High-def editing for the masses

With the cost of high-definition camcorders and HDTVs quickly coming down, consumers are becoming more and more creative in how they use their video cameras. Companies like Ulead Systems Inc. and Pinnacle Systems Inc. are ...

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Mesh networking to fill in wireless gaps

When wireless networking was first introduced to the public in the late 90s and early 2000s, it received a mixed response. Some were interested in the idea of completely unfettered Internet access throughout a given area. ...

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