Archive: 02/21/2007

Monitoring with minimum power

A new communication protocol for wireless sensor networks just released by the Viterbi School's Information Sciences Institute is the most efficient yet with more than a tenfold improvement on previous versions.

dateFeb 21, 2007 in Engineering
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Vivid on-line videos demonstrate Superbot progress

Wei-Min Shen of the University of Southern California's Information Sciences Institute recently reported to NASA significant progress in developing "SuperBot," identical modular units that plug into each other ...

dateFeb 21, 2007 in Robotics
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Dole Fruit Co. recalls cantaloupes

The Dole Fresh Fruit Co. is recalling cantaloupes in the eastern United States and the Canadian province of Quebec because of potential health concerns.

dateFeb 21, 2007 in Other
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Hwang scandal hurt Korean scientists

South Korean officials say the journal Science is avoiding articles by Korean scientists because of disgraced cloning researcher Hwang Woo-suk.

dateFeb 21, 2007 in Other
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