Archive: 10/18/2005

Climate warming affects entire lakes

Canadian scientists in a University of Alberta study indicate global warming is producing major ecological changes in remote arctic lakes at an alarming rate.

Oct 18, 2005
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Nintendo with those fries?

Nintendo players can now get free WiFi with their fries at McDonald's. The company announced Tuesday an agreement with Wayport, a provider of wired and WiFi high-speed Internet access in public locations, to extend WiFi ser ...

Oct 18, 2005
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Do emotions belong at the bargaining table?

Negotiators who want to achieve favorable outcomes at the bargaining table are well advised to remember the familiar adage: You catch more flies with honey than with vinegar.

Oct 18, 2005
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Eastern California Shear Zone puzzles seismologists

Residents and seismologists in Northern California focus on the San Andreas Fault, but a Penn State researcher thinks more questions should be asked about the Eastern California Shear Zone, a fault that ends or dissipates ...

Oct 18, 2005
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NC State Researchers Redesign Life for Mars and Beyond

Researchers at North Carolina State University are looking deep under water for clues on how to redesign plants for life deep in outer space. Some of the stresses inherent with travel and life in space – extreme temperatures, dro ...

Oct 18, 2005
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Tech-sector job cuts up 20 percent

Despite increased revenues and profits for the high-tech industry, the technology sector has been cutting jobs at a faster clip than last year while creating few new jobs to replace eliminated positions.

Oct 18, 2005
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Transplanted corn gene protects rice

Kansas State University scientists say they've demonstrated resistance to bacterial streak disease in maize can be transferred to rice.

Oct 18, 2005
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Britain's ITV testing local broadband TV

Britain's ITV television network will soon begin a limited trial run of a new broadband TV service with an emphasis on local programming.

Oct 18, 2005
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WiFi zone set for Calif's 'Little Saigon'

Residents of the largest Vietnamese enclave outside of Vietnam will soon be able to keep in closer touch with relatives in Asia thanks to a new WiFi hot zone.

Oct 18, 2005
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