Archive: 19/01/2010

Today's threat: Computer network terrorism

According to Dr. Levyatan, in today's world, the battlefield is not only comprised of tanks and planes, but also computer experts' and hackers' keyboards. To date, most of the 'online fighting' has focused on attempts to ...

dateJan 19, 2010 in Computer Sciences
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Explained: The Shannon limit

It's the early 1980s, and you’re an equipment manufacturer for the fledgling personal-computer market. For years, modems that send data over the telephone lines have been stuck at a maximum rate of 9.6 kilobits per second: ...

dateJan 19, 2010 in Computer Sciences
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Chimps dance in the face of fire

( -- Unusual behaviors have been observed in wild chimpanzees in West Africa in the face of grass fires. The chimps did not panic or flee, and some made ritualistic displays that suggest they understand fire and ...

dateJan 19, 2010 in Plants & Animals report
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Copper-Free Click Chemistry Used in Mice

( -- For the first time, the widely used molecular synthesis technique known as click chemistry has been safely applied to a living organism. A team of Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley researchers has developed a ...

dateJan 19, 2010 in Biochemistry
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Samsung Announces Shark Mobile Phone Series

Samsung Electronics today announced a sleek, tactile new mobile phone, the powerful Samsung Shark range. The first devices in the range, the candy bar Shark (S5350) and slider phones, devices Shark 2 (S5550) and Shark 3 (S3550), ...

dateJan 19, 2010 in Consumer & Gadgets
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