Archive: 08/2/2005

Busy Atlantic storm season predicted

U.S. storm forecasters say they expect 11 to 14 tropical storms with most developing into hurricanes over the remainder of the 2005 Atlantic storm season.

Aug 02, 2005
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Apple Intros 'Mighty Mouse'

Apple today introduced Mighty Mouse, its next generation mouse with several innovative new features that make using a Mac even more powerful and easy. Mighty Mouse features the revolutionary Scroll Ball tha ...

Aug 02, 2005
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War of the bugs to start in seven states

Thousands of Asian beetles will soon be roaming across seven states, attacking a tree species that's encroaching on waterways in the U.S. West.

Aug 02, 2005
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Sohu resumes multimedia message services

Sohu, one of China's premiere Internet portals, has regained the right to resume multimedia messaging service, 11 months after China Mobile revoked its privileges.

Aug 02, 2005
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Human cerebellum, cortex age in different ways

Researchers have found that the two primary areas of the human brain appear to age in radically different ways. The cortex used in higher-level thought undergoes more extensive changes with age than the cerebellum, which ...

Aug 02, 2005
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A New Twist to Dating an Asteroid

It turns out you can’t judge an asteroid by its cover, according to a recent study in the journal Nature. Or at least you can’t accurately date a certain asteroid called 433 Eros by counting the impact craters on its ...

Aug 02, 2005
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Report finds online attacks shift toward profit

IBM reported that virus-laden emails and criminal driven security attacks increased by 50 percent in the first half of 2005 - underscored by a significant rise in 'customized' attacks on the government, financial services, ...

Aug 02, 2005
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Scientists weather a space storm to find its origin

A team of researchers from the UK and France used SOHO, ACE and the four Cluster spacecraft to study a huge eruption on the Sun, tracing its progress from birth to when it reached Earth.

Aug 02, 2005
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A new spin on silicon

'Orbitronics' could keep silicon-based computing going after today's technology reaches its limits For about 40 years, the semiconductor industry has been able to continually shrink the electronic components on silicon ch ...

Aug 02, 2005
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Caltech Scientists Create Tiny Photon Clock

In a new development that could be useful for future electronic devices, applied physicists at the California Institute of Technology have created a tiny disk that vibrates steadily like a tuning fork while it is pumped with ...

Aug 02, 2005
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