Archive: 16/09/2005

Deal launches Canada broadband network

A deal was announced Friday that will lead to a wireless broadband network that will serve much of Canada in less than three years.

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California game restrictions defended

A bill that would restrict access to overly violent or X-rated video games was defended Friday as being constitutionally sound.

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This Week on ISS

Life for the two crew members on board the International Space Station has been busy this week. They installed a replacement part for an oxygen-generating system, unpacked a recently arrived cargo carrier and disassembled ...

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Ghostly spokes in Saturn's rings spotted by Cassini

Delighted scientists on the Cassini imaging team will be breaking out the champagne in celebration of the first Cassini sighting of spokes, the ghostly radial markings discovered in Saturn's rings by NASA's Voyager spacecraft ...

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Internet2 fall meeting to be Netcast

Next week's fall meeting of Internet2 will be available on live Netcast. The meeting, which will take place in Philadelphia Sept. 19-22, is a forum for the latest scientific research into Internet technology.

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Arctic sea ice may be at 'tipping point'

Arctic ice melting may have accelerated to a "tipping point" that will produce a vicious cycle of melting and heating, U.S. scientists say.

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Delivering on digital content’s full potential

The hardware and software developed by a European project aims to unleash the full potential of digital media by offering the secure creation, delivery and consumption of audiovisual media across a wide range of hybrid networks ...

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Lab-on-a-chip tests ready for clinical testing

To the naked eye, it looks like an ordinary microscope slide - a small transparent rectangle with hairline tracings running through it. It's hard to believe this microfluidic chip, made of polymer and glass, is poised to ...

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NASA Research Finds Green Sand Crystals Are In Comet Tempel 1

Green sand found on the big island of Hawaii resembles olivine crystals in the icy interior of comet Tempel 1, according to a NASA astrophysicist. Scientists revealed that they detected green silicate crystals (olivine) in ...

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