Archive: 11/17/2005

Cisco deploys three college wireless nets

The wireless-network boom on American college campuses continues, with Cisco deploying three more campus-wide wireless local area networks.

Nov 17, 2005
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Company makes bid for space travel

Astronauts and passengers can go to space by 2008 if the company making the spaceship gets the funding, company officials said.

Nov 17, 2005
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Probing Question: Which comes first, the words or the music?

Many people know that "Scrambled Eggs" was the working title of the Beatles' "Yesterday," the most-recorded song in history. Paul McCartney dreamed the melody and harmony one night, woke up, turned on a tape recorder, and ...

Nov 17, 2005
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DNA Studies Show Microevolution in Penguins

By comparing the genetic code retrieved from 6,000-year-old remains of Adelie penguins in Antarctica with that of modern Adelies living at the same site as their ancestors, an international team of researchers ...

Nov 17, 2005
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Soyuz Move at Station on Friday

Even though they'll be traveling at five miles a second and flying independently for about 25 minutes, they won't be going very far.

Nov 17, 2005
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Researchers Seeking Cure for Electronics-Killing Whiskers

Environmental groups around the world have been campaigning for years to replace lead-containing solders and protective layers on electronic components with non-hazardous metals and alloys. In response, the ...

Nov 17, 2005
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Copper Ridges Nearly Double X-ray Sensor Performance

A series of copper ridges nearly doubles the resolution of experimental X-ray sensors, enabling more precise identification of the X-ray “fingerprints” of different atoms, researchers at the National Institute ...

Nov 17, 2005
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IBM's China-win claim irks HP

For IBM, winning its single-biggest contract in China is something to be immensely proud of, and they are understandably eager to publicize it widely, but rival Hewlett Packard is disputing Big Blue's claim that it seized ...

Nov 17, 2005
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Beethoven bones may identify his illness

A possible connection between a strand of Beethoven's hair and exhumed bones may show the cause of the classical composer's illness and genius.

Nov 17, 2005
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Study: Connection between music, reading

Researchers at Stanford University say they have made a connection between a person's musical training and their ability to process words.

Nov 17, 2005
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Los Alamos contract to be decided soon

The fate of U.S. nuclear exploration is waiting on the Department of Energy to decide who will get a contract to operate Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Nov 17, 2005
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