Archive: 03/17/2006

Rambus licenses Cell BE chips to IBM

Rambus has licensed chip technology to IBM for use in the production of Cell Broadband Engine (Cell BE) processors for computers and consumer electronics.

Mar 17, 2006
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Internet music engines fuel discovery

We've all been there: You're in the record store and want to try something new, but the only thing looping through your head is the Top 40 radio station. Step away from the Jessica Simpson album. Internet music ...

Mar 17, 2006
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Wireless World: Attack of the 'botnets'

A botnet -- or robotic network -- sends an instant message to your smart phone. You think it is from a friend and open the IM. But it's not a chatty note at all, as the automated message fraudulently scans the system, looking ...

Mar 17, 2006
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Tasting maple syrup, for science

Forget about buckets. In recent years, maple syrup has been made with reverse osmosis sap extractors and air injectors. This week, the University of Vermont's Proctor Maple Research Center in Underhill Center, ...

Mar 17, 2006
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Which Carnivores Kill Other Carnivores

Ecologists used to think of prey as the most important factor governing the structure of predator communities. However, over the past twenty years, they have increasingly recognized the importance of interspecific killing ...

Mar 17, 2006
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Young Galaxies Were Hostile To Life

Scientists said Tuesday they have found evidence that the earliest galaxies in the universe could have been extremely hostile environments for life.

Mar 17, 2006
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Russian Space Force Commander Visits US Facilities

Russia's Space Force commander has visited U.S. military space facilities at the invitation of his American counterpart, Russian news wire RIA Novosti reported said Thursday.

Mar 17, 2006
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New geosciences model explains ocean formation

Scientists at The University of Texas at Austin’s Jackson School of Geosciences and the Université Louis Pasteur in Strasbourg, France, have developed a new model to explain how continents break apart to form new oceans. ...

Mar 17, 2006
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Smoking galaxy revealed

Where there's smoke, there's fire - even in outer space. A new infrared image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope shows a burning hot galaxy whose fiery stars appear to be blowing out giant billows of smoky ...

Mar 17, 2006
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Briefs: Famed Pompeii house to reopen

One of Pompeii's most famous houses -- Casa degli Amorini Dorati -- is reopening after more than 10 years of renovation.

Mar 17, 2006
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