Archive: 03/16/2006

Telcos, CEA agree on video IP standards

The Consumer Electronics Association and major U.S. telcos have agreed on a list of standards for devices that plug into Internet Protocol video networks.

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Chance discovery: Alaska Range glacier surges

There is evidence that the McGinnis Glacier, a little-known tongue of ice in the central Alaska Range, has surged. Assistant Professor of Physics Martin Truffer recently noticed the lower portion of the glacier ...

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Let me hear your body talk

Five University of Houston researchers are teaching computers how to listen when your body talks.

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Integral looks at Earth to seek source of cosmic radiation

Cosmic space is filled with continuous, diffuse high-energy radiation. To find out how this energy is produced, the scientists behind ESA's Integral gamma-ray observatory have tried an unusual method: observing ...

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Deriving the shape of the Galactic stellar disc

While analysing the complex structure of the Milky Way, an international team of astronomers from Italy and the United Kingdom has recently derived the shape of the Galactic outer stellar disc, and provided ...

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Briefs: Motorola steps up China investments

Motorola will be investing in three new projects in China. The venture-capital arm of the mobile group, Motorola Ventures, will be investing in Shanghai NewMargin Venture Capital Enterprise, Shenzhen Shenxun Information Technology ...

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Understanding Moonquakes

NASA astronauts are going back to the moon and when they get there they may need quake-proof housing. That's the surprising conclusion of Clive R. Neal, associate professor of civil engineering and geological ...

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Longer life linked with air pollution cuts

Harvard University scientists say they've found a link between people living longer and cities reducing the amount of fine particulate matter in the air.

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Telecoms innovating emergency improvements

A conference Wednesday that brought together professionals from the telecommunications industry, academia and governments is seeking to iron out problems in interoperability and emergency management communications ...

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