Archive: 11/18/2005

Microsoft to launch Xbox 360

Microsoft’s latest game product is due to hit the market on Tuesday 22 November. The new Xbox 360 system will sell at $299. If all goes well for this product, Microsoft could begin to win over the $10 billi ...

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Europe Wants To Speed Up Galileo GPS Program

Former European commissioner Karel Van Miert has been appointed mediator to accelerate Galileo, Europe 's satellite navigation program, said the European Commission on Tuesday.

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New materials for better hydrogen traps

Using building blocks that make up ordinary plastics, but putting them together in a whole new way, University of Michigan researchers have created a class of lightweight, rigid polymers they predict will ...

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NIST develops energy efficient cooling

A National Institute of Standards and Technology scientist has developed a way to improve energy efficiency in cooling large commercial buildings.

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Australian genetic food plan dropped

A multimillion-dollar project involving genetically modified food has been scrapped in Australia because an altered pea produced lung inflammation in mice.

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Avoid cyber Grinches, scams and schemes

As consumers go online in record numbers this holiday to shop and make travel plans, security experts advise that they take a few basic precautions to keep from getting ripped off or have their identity stolen.

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