Archive: 10/27/2005

Asthmatic cats may be allergic to people

Cats have long been blamed for causing human health problems, but now Scottish veterinarians say they've found humans can cause asthma attacks in cats.

Oct 27, 2005
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Kennedy Space Center reopens after Wilma

NASA's Kennedy Space Center and the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida have reopened for operations after the passage of Hurricane Wilma.

Oct 27, 2005
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Net continues making inroads in usage

Home Internet usage hit 55 percent by 2003 propelling a jump in online news and e-commerce, according to a Census Bureau report released Thursday.

Oct 27, 2005
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Generosity Is No Monkey Business, Study

Given the opportunity to spread random acts of kindness, chimps would just as soon pass, finds a new UCLA-led study. The study, published in the Oct. 27 issue of the journal Nature, suggests at least one way in which huma ...

Oct 27, 2005
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How-to book published on laser beam-shaping applications

Following up on their well-received first book, Laser Beam Shaping: Theory and Techniques, Sandia National Laboratories researchers Fred Dickey and Scott Holswade have edited (with David Shealy of the Univer ...

Oct 27, 2005
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Publishers concerned that Google project violates copyright

When people talk about digital piracy and digital copyright infringement, they typically are referring to music and movies. However, books also are subject to digital copyright infringement, and not just by members of the ...

Oct 27, 2005
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Dead Sea Scrolls scientists dies

Archaeologist Robert Johnston of Brighton, N.Y. -- an archaeologist who helped develop a way to read ancient texts -- has died. He was 77.

Oct 27, 2005
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Intel, Motorola push IEEE WiMax standards

Industry heavyweights Intel and Motorola joined forces to advance WiMax technology based on proposed uniform broadband access standards known as IEEE 802.16e.

Oct 27, 2005
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U.S. seeks WTO crackdown on China piracy

American tech business groups are hoping the World Trade Organization will prompt a crackdown on intellectual-property piracy in China.

Oct 27, 2005
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