Archive: 18/05/2011

Intel updates Atom processor roadmap

( -- Intel is one the biggest names in PC processors, if not the single biggest, but as is the way with all markets as new things come in the landscape can change in the blink of an eye. When the hardware inside ...

dateMay 18, 2011 in Hardware weblog
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Europe may ban plastic bags

With each European using 500 plastic bags per year, and tonnes of plastic littering the Mediterranean, the European Commission may ban them from stores or tax them to combat pollution.

dateMay 18, 2011 in Environment
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Mapping the deadly mosquito

( -- ESA is helping to take the bite out of mosquitoes and their deadly diseases by tracking their distribution and habitat via observation satellites, satnav, and mobile communications.

dateMay 18, 2011 in Other
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Earth's inner core is melting... and freezing

The inner core of the Earth is simultaneously melting and freezing due to circulation of heat in the overlying rocky mantle, according to new research from the University of Leeds, UC San Diego and the Indian Institute of ...

dateMay 18, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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