Archive: 02/19/2008

Ubiquitous broadband, more than optical illusion

Better access to ultra-fast broadband networks in Europe is driving development of a host of new web services, promising everything from video conferencing to internet protocol (IP) television. But “ultra-broadband” like ...

dateFeb 19, 2008 in Telecom
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Scientists testing oral contraceptives for animals

If you’re a land owner and animals such as coyotes or wild pigs are driving you hog wild, help may soon be on the way to control their numbers in a humane way – in the form of a birth control pill for animals being developed ...

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Sniffing out insider threats

A rapid way to spot insider threats from individuals within an organization such as a multinational company or military installation is reported in the current issue of the International Journal of Security and Networks. The te ...

dateFeb 19, 2008 in Computer Sciences
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HSP90: New point of view on melanoma of the eye

Ocular melanoma is rarely detected before it has grown large enough to impair vision or to metastasize. This makes it a particularly challenging disease to fight, especially since chemotherapy is not very effective.

dateFeb 19, 2008 in Cancer
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Rice computer chip makes Technology Review's top 10

Rice University's technology for a "gambling" computer chip, which could boost battery life as much as tenfold on cell phones and laptops while slashing development costs for chipmakers, has been named to MIT Technology Review's ...

dateFeb 19, 2008 in Engineering
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