Archive: 18/07/2005

German-Japanese research cooperation opens the door to new markets

A new collaborative venture was sealed in Munich on Friday July 15 by researchers from the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft and Japanese colleagues from Tohoku University in Japan: Their joint objective is to develop MEMS, micro-electromechanical ...

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Foiling e-document hackers

A worker sends an office colleague an e-mail with a corporate document attached, but the seeming routine message turns out to harbor a malicious passenger, because the attachment contains hidden pornographic images that were ...

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Versatel buy-out to strengthen Tele2

Versatel International Telecom confirmed Monday it will be sold to Swedish rival Tele2, finally putting an end to rumors the Dutch company will be sold off to a European telecom group. The Amsterdam company will be sold to ...

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Fewer elephants with tusks born in China

More of China's male elephants reportedly are being born without tusks because hunting of the animals for their ivory is affecting the gene pool.

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Congressmen clash over climate study

Two GOP House committee chairmen are publicly arguing over the merits of a study of global temperature trends, The New York Times reported Monday.

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Archaeologists conduct historic dig

Archaeologists from 19 nations are digging in the Mediterranean to determine how society changed at the end of the classical Greek and Rome periods.

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Carbon Nanotubes Could Aid Human Bones on the Mend

Osteoporosis sufferers and victims of broken bones may have the tiniest of friends in carbon nanotubes, according to researchers at the University of California, Riverside. The strength, flexibility and light weight of carbon ...

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FY -2C Satellite Ready For Full Operation

Commission of Science Technology and Industry for National Defense held a handover ceremony on July 14 for China's first geostationary operational meteorological satellite successfully developed and launched by China Aerospace ...

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