Archive: 01/24/2006

700-year-old murder discovered

It took 700 years and the creation of computers, but the mystery of the Bocksten Man -- Sweden's oldest human skeleton -- has been solved: he was killed.

Jan 24, 2006 3.1 / 5 (12) 0

Anti-abortion bloggers convene in Washington

Technology is playing an integral role in delivering the anti-abortion message, say those in the movement, but better communication between bloggers as well as firsthand reporting is needed, agreed prominent anti-abortion ...

Jan 24, 2006 4 / 5 (4) 0

Nano World: First solar-powered nano motor

An international team of scientists has created the first molecular motor powered solely by sunlight. By acting like pistons that move back and forth, these motors, which are only nanometers or billionths of ...

Jan 24, 2006 4.2 / 5 (83) 1

Verizon sues to block data theft

Verizon Tuesday boosted its fight to protect customer privacy by filing suit to block Web-site owners from obtaining information under false pretenses.

Jan 24, 2006 5 / 5 (1) 0

Livedoor's fall hurts Japan's can-do spirit

The spectacular rise of Japan's most flamboyant entrepreneur could be outdone only by his very public fall that has rattled the country's financial markets and shaken its confidence in starting up new businesses.

Jan 24, 2006 not rated yet 0

Sounds of Star Death Near Middle C

Scientists have made the astonishing discovery that sound might drive supernovae explosions. Their computer simulations say that dying stars pulse at audible frequencies -- for instance, at about the F-note ...

Jan 24, 2006 4.8 / 5 (18) 0

Evolution Study Tightens Human-Chimp Connection

Scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology have found genetic evidence that seems to support a controversial hypothesis that humans and chimpanzees may be more closely related to each other than chimps ...

Jan 24, 2006 4.3 / 5 (25) 0