Archive: 03/24/2006

Tastier Tomatoes in the Future?

Tomatoes are good for you. They strengthen the immune system and can prevent heart and circulatory disease. Now, researchers from the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, in co-operation with ...

Mar 24, 2006
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Breakthrough in split second 3D face imaging

Face recognition technology that could revolutionise security systems worldwide has been developed by computer scientists at Sheffield Hallam University. The new specialist software can produce an exact 3D image of a face ...

Mar 24, 2006
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Wasabi's kick linked to single pain receptor

A single pain receptor is responsible for the kick delivered by garlic and mustard oil, which is the active ingredient in mustard and in the pungent green sushi condiment known as wasabi, according to a Yale ...

Mar 24, 2006
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Lucent, Alcatel said in merger talks

Alcatel is reportedly in talks to acquire U.S. telecom equipment manufacturer Lucent Technology for more than $12 billion.

Mar 24, 2006
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Survey: Asia uses more-complex chip design

A survey Friday indicated that Asia's semiconductor engineers are more often working with complex designs, in particular microprocessors of 32 bits or higher.

Mar 24, 2006
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World wireless revenue to surpass fixed

Global service revenues from wireless phone service will surpass those of fixed lines for the first time by the end of 2006, according to a telecommunications research firm.

Mar 24, 2006
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Wireless World: Wirelessly monitoring ECGs

An elderly woman has a heart attack. Paramedics arrive on the scene at her home a few minutes later and begin to revive her, and hook up an electrocardiogram transmitter to her chest, and send the signals, wirelessly, to ...

Mar 24, 2006
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Globe Talk: The homeland-security business

For those in the business of providing security with the government as their principal client, the landscape after Sept. 11, 2001, has been a new world, with sweeping changes not only in what clients want, but also in the ...

Mar 24, 2006
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2004-2005 hurricane seasons 'odd but explainable'

Were the 2004 and 2005 hurricane seasons all that odd? Can they be explained? Robert Weisberg, a University of South Florida College of Marine Science hurricane expert, and his colleague, Jyotika Virmani, ...

Mar 24, 2006
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