Archive: 05/22/2007

Denver Zoo monkey dies of plague

A hooded capuchin monkey at the Denver Zoo has died of the plague, which officials suspect was transmitted by a squirrel.

May 22, 2007
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GLAST: The Challenge of Too Much New Data

The astrophysics community enthusiastically awaits the upcoming launch of the Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope (GLAST), the latest and most powerful gamma-ray telescope. But interpreting the huge amount of new data that ...

May 22, 2007
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Follow the 'Green' Brick Road?

Researchers have found that bricks made from fly ash--fine ash particles captured as waste by coal-fired power plants--may be even safer than predicted. Instead of leaching minute amounts of mercury as some ...

May 22, 2007
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Microsoft, TCG, Juniper Tie the NAC Knot

A lot of vendors selling a lot of components that have to agree on how to measure a lot of things have to come together to make an effective Network Access Control system.

May 22, 2007
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Mayday 23: World Population Becomes More Urban Than Rural

There’s no big countdown billboard or sign in Times Square to denote it, but Wednesday, May 23, 2007, represents a major demographic shift, according to scientists from North Carolina State University and the University ...

May 22, 2007
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Evaluating Multiple Biomarkers With Quantum Dots

Quantum dots linked to biological molecules, such as antibodies, have shown promise as a new tool for detecting and quantifying a wide variety of cancer-associated molecules. Now, thanks to detailed studies of how to make ...

May 22, 2007
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IBM Shows Impact of SOA

IBM is serious about service-oriented architecture. It's so serious that the company is holding an entire conference around SOA this week in Orlando, the Impact 2007 event.

May 22, 2007
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