Archive: 08/26/2010

Probing Question: What is a lucid dream?

Have you ever had a dream that just didn’t feel like a dream -- where, like Alice in Wonderland, you had trouble telling fiction from reality? Perhaps you even felt like you had control over what was happening, ...

Aug 26, 2010
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New view of tectonic plates

(PhysOrg.com) -- Computational scientists and geophysicists at the University of Texas at Austin and the California Institute of Technology have developed new computer algorithms that for the first time allow ...

Aug 26, 2010
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HP blasts back with new bid for 3Par, besting Dell

(AP) -- Hewlett-Packard Co. has again raised its bid for 3Par Inc. above an offer from rival Dell Inc., suggesting that the little-known data-storage maker could be worth more with one of the PC companies' ...

Aug 26, 2010
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What have engineers learned from Katrina?

Five years after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, James N. Jensen, PhD, University at Buffalo professor of civil, structural and environmental engineering, says that probably the biggest lesson learned from that ...

Aug 26, 2010
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Best Buy expands game trade-in program to stores

(AP) -- Electronics retailer Best Buy Co. said Thursday it is offering store credit in exchange for used video games at nearly 600 of its stores, expanding an online trade-in program that has been in place for about a year.

Aug 26, 2010
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