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.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.

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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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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.

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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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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.

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