Archive: 02/27/2006

Sony Announces 4GB Memory Stick Pro Duo

Don't let the size of Sony's 4GB Memory Stick PRO Duo media card fool you. This product has the largest storage capacity of any Memory Stick flash media card on the market.

Feb 27, 2006
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Attosecond pump-probe propsed to explore the dance of electrons

Electrons in atoms move in a choreographed motion on a time scale of attoseconds (one quintillionth, or one billionth of a billionth of a second). To observe this ultrafast motion, physicists at Los Alamos National Laboratory ...

Feb 27, 2006
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Beetle suspect in deaths of red bay trees

Red bay trees across the southern United States are being threatened by a fungus introduced into the trees' stems by Asian Ambrosia beetles.

Feb 27, 2006
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Message from space for Olympic athletes

From one international cooperation to another, the crew of the International Space Station (ISS), American William McArthur and Russian Valery Tokarev, yesterday congratulated the Olympic athletes gathered ...

Feb 27, 2006
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Study shows why women cope better than men

University of Chicago scientists say female rats handle stress better than males, which suggests why women better survive social isolation than men.

Feb 27, 2006
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Niger reports spread of bird flu

Niger has reportedly become the third African nation to report confirmed cases of the deadly strain of avian flu.

Feb 27, 2006
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Portable cocaine sensor developed

A real-time sensor for detecting cocaine –– made with inexpensive, off-the-shelf electronics –– has been developed by a team of researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Two local high school students ...

Feb 27, 2006
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Company looks to mega-success with MegaSIM

M-Systems Flask Disk Pioneers Ltd. expects its new MegaSIM technology to be a blockbuster in the mobile market, the company's CEO said in an interview.

Feb 27, 2006
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J. Craig Venter: He might change the world

J. Craig Venter, the biologist who mapped the human genome, now reportedly wants to create a microbe that will turn cornstalks into ethanol.

Feb 27, 2006
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Cingular beefing up Louisiana wireless net

Cingular Wireless will expand its service area and add more backup generators as part of a $165 million upgrade to its Louisiana network.

Feb 27, 2006
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Report: China Telecom Group plans spinoff

China Telecommunications Group reportedly will spin off its engineering and telecom service unit in an initial public offering that will raise $200 million.

Feb 27, 2006
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Google Israel CEO optimistic about future

Google Israel will not wither away after initial excitement like Yahoo! did upon arriving here, Google Israel CEO Meir Brand said in an interview.

Feb 27, 2006
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