Archive: 15/12/2009

Soup can reopens mystery of doomed Franklin Expedition

( -- Lead levels that are "off the scale" have been confirmed after tests were done this morning on the lid of a soup can dating back more than 150 years. The findings reopen the mystery surrounding the cause ...

dateDec 15, 2009 in Other
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NXP Introduces Advanced 3DTV Processor

NXP Semiconductors today announced the availability of the PNX5130, the industry's first video co-processor enabling 3DTV, frame-rate conversion (FRC) and local backlight dimming in a single chip. By eliminating the need ...

dateDec 15, 2009 in Hardware
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'Happy housewife' myth debunked by new book

( -- Many believe that 1950s cinema portrayed women as complacent, conservative housewives who liked nothing better than to rustle up a three-course meal for their hardworking husbands, but a new book has shown ...

dateDec 15, 2009 in Social Sciences
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