Archive: 07/22/2005

U.S. microwave-weapon tests revealed

Precautions used to test U.S. military's microwave weapon ADS for crowd control have raised questions about its safety, says a report.

Jul 22, 2005
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Perfect 10 tests copyright law

Perfect 10, an online and print-based adult-entertainment company, is testing the limits of copyright-infringement liability in a series of lawsuits against Internet search engines Google and Amazon's A9 that are in preliminary ...

Jul 22, 2005
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Mobile WiMax coming soon

A GMC Yukon Denali motors down the road, while the passengers inside simultaneously receive mobile calls over the Internet, and streaming video at up to 2.5 Mbps, on a variety of devices.Cutting-edge? You bet, ...

Jul 22, 2005
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Nano World: Nanotools face challenges

The market for the instruments and tools needed to work on the nanoscale faces substantial challenges in the future, experts told UPI's Nano World.

Jul 22, 2005
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Satellite Imagery of Watertown Tire Fire

UW-Madison researchers are using satellite imagery to measure the extent of a massive smoke plume rising from a fire at a tire recycling facility in Watertown, Wis.

Jul 22, 2005
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LED Technology in XXL Size — Display Measures Two Meters

Display sizes that were once unthinkable are now possible thanks to Osram Opto Semiconductors’ new backlighting system for displays. A prototype measuring two meters contains 1,120 Golden DRAGON light-emitting ...

Jul 22, 2005
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Clock-work plants

Researchers at the University of Cambridge found that the biological clock in plants increases photosynthesis, helping them grow faster. The biological clock, which allows individual plant cells to estimate the time of day, ...

Jul 22, 2005
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Revelations about the center of the Earth

Recently, seismologists have observed that the speed and direction of seismic waves in Earth’s lower mantle, between 400 and 1,800 miles below the surface, vary tremendously. “I think we may have discovered ...

Jul 22, 2005
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CryoSat preparations for shipment to launch site to begin

The intense mechanical testing period is finally over for the CryoSat satellite, and with launch just a couple of months away - the very last checks are being made before the spacecraft is packed up and shipped to the launch ...

Jul 22, 2005
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New Mars orbiter to launch next month

NASA says the Mars orbiter set to launch next month will study the planet in unprecedented detail, providing more data than all previous missions combined.

Jul 22, 2005
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