Archive: 12/17/2005

Nanotechnology Doesn't Make News

Nanotechnology is hailed by some scientists, venture capitalists, and government officials as the next industrial revolution. But two media experts at a program sponsored by the Wilson Center's Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies ...

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Weather, resources linked to slavery

An Australian study says inconsistent weather and spotty resources prevented inequality from emerging in some early hunter-gatherer societies.

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Global telecom growth expected 2006

Worldwide telecom-industry growth is expected in 2006, a new industry study reported Friday. Global telecommunications industry revenue will reach $1.2 trillion by the close of 2006, with continued strong growth in wireless ...

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Pygmy elephants tracked by GPS

A satellite used by the U.S. military to track vehicle convoys in Iraq is helping the World Wildlife Fund shed light on the pygmy elephants in Malaysia.

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Rice research pays off big

Rice research leading to new and improved varieties resulted in some in farmers being lifted from poverty in China and India, a study shows.

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