Archive: 27/02/2006

EPA panel's recommendations are ignored

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is, for the first time, ignoring recommendations from its Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee.

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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.

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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 in Turin, Italy, ...

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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.

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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 ...

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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.

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