Archive: 23/01/2006

More targeted cyber attacks likely in 2006

The latest security report from IBM foresees cybercrime evolving from pervasive global outbreaks to smaller, stealthier attacks targeted at specific organizations for extortion purposes. IBM Global Business Security Index ...

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Iran telecom satellite lauch scheduled

Iran is set to launch a satellite this year that will provide telecommunications services and Earth imaging for the Islamic republic.

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Legal fears halt intelligent design move

A local school board member in Pennsylvania who is an intelligent design advocate says this is not the right time to introduce ID into classrooms.

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ASU's Nanotech in Society Center hosts launch event

Nanotechnology promises to have a profound impact on society. Defined as science and engineering done at the scale of a billionth of a meter, nanotechnology has been heralded by many scientists, futurists and investors as ...

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Solar physicists report paradox: Less sunlight, but temps rise

Less sunlight reaching the Earth's surface has not translated into cooler temperatures, according to a team of solar physicists at New Jersey Institute of Technology. The scientists, who monitor the Earth's reflectance by ...

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Ancient medical oath is 'updated'

The dean of a New York City medical school has rewritten part of the 2,405-year-old Hippocratic Oath to make it more inclusive for female doctors.

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Bird flu virus mutations found in Turkey

Mutations of the bird flu virus have reportedly been found in a flu patient in Turkey but it's not yet known if the mutated virus might cause a human pandemic.

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IBM, Yahoo! to collaborate on IM

IBM and Yahoo! said Monday they will work to provide instant-messaging interoperability between their products.

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