Archive: 10/27/2005

Nokia, MIT to research on mobile tech

Nokia said Thursday it will work with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to research on mobile computing and communications technologies.

Oct 27, 2005
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Steam propels game software sales online

Walking into a store, snagging a piece of game software from the shelves and purchasing it at the register may be about to change in the next few years. Recently, several firms have broken away from traditional retail models ...

Oct 27, 2005
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LA county beaches most unhealthful

Los Angeles County swimming beaches this summer reportedly contained the highest levels of bacteria measured during the last five years in California.

Oct 27, 2005
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Text messaging could make U.S. gains

The United States has lagged behind Europe and Japan when it comes to text-messaging from cell phones, but that gap is closing rapidly, according to a recent report.

Oct 27, 2005
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Indian burial site found near New York

Heavy rains and high waves last week uncovered what might be an important early American Indian burial site at Indian Island County Park in Riverhead, N.Y.

Oct 27, 2005
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Prince Charles speaks about climate change

Prince Charles says climate change should be seen as the "greatest challenge to face man" and treated as a much bigger priority in Britain.

Oct 27, 2005
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Study: King Tut liked red wine best

A University of Barcelona research team has discovered Egypt's King Tutankhamun was partial to wine, preferring red over white.

Oct 27, 2005
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Deercam TV project

The University of Missouri-Columbia says it has developed a wireless video camera that's placed on a deer's head to see how it behaves away from humans.

Oct 27, 2005
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House OKs astronauts on Soyuz spacecraft

U.S. astronauts would be allowed to fly on Russian Soyuz spacecraft through 2011 under a measure passed by the U.S. House of Representatives.

Oct 27, 2005
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Researchers light up 'dark' spins in diamond

Discovery could lead to room temperature quantum computing Researchers at UC Santa Barbara have potentially opened up a new avenue toward room temperature quantum information processing. By demonstrating the ability to image ...

Oct 27, 2005
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Liquidmetal: Redefining metals for the 21st century

A revolution in metals has arrived. NASA, the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and the U.S. Department of Energy united to help develop a new building material. "Liquidmetal" is a type of alloy, a mix of three ...

Oct 27, 2005
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New study supports controversial evolutionary theory

A paper published today in Nature provides strong support for a controversial 50-year-old-evolutionary hypothesis of how species are formed. The paper uses a north Queensland frog species, the green-eyed tree-frog Litoria ge ...

Oct 27, 2005
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Research Explains Wide Variations in Animal Sleep Habits

An extensive research analysis by a neuroscientist at UCLA's Semel Institute and the Veterans Affairs' Neurobiology Research Laboratory concludes that environment and diet largely determine sleep needs. Appearing in the Oct ...

Oct 27, 2005
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