Archive: 08/16/2005

Krikalev Breaks Time-in-Space Record

Early Tuesday Aug. 16., Expedition 11 Commander Sergei Krikalev will become the human with the most cumulative time in space. At 1:44 a.m. EDT he passed the record of 748 days held by Sergei Avdeyev.

Aug 16, 2005
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Gender gap in computer science studied

Computer science diplomas are overwhelmingly earned by males, but a study of 21 nations suggests the gender gap involves much more than genetics.

Aug 16, 2005
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Mysteries of garlic are revealed

University of California scientists have determined garlic's active ingredients work the same in the same way as the chemicals in chili peppers and wasabi.

Aug 16, 2005
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Human-like skin developed for robots

A flexible, electronic skin developed by University of Tokyo researchers may provide robots with a nearly human sense of touch.

Aug 16, 2005
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Networking: GM, GE embracing Java

General Motors Corp. is embracing Java-based technologies -- hoping to drive down decisively the cost of integrating network applications used in manufacturing, purchasing, sales, marketing and even engineering, experts told ...

Aug 16, 2005
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