Archive: 10/27/2005

Anytime, anywhere fast wireless connectivity

Today, most computer and consumer electronic devices require wires to record, play or exchange data. UWB (Ultra Wide Band) eliminates the need for such wires freeing people to perform activities such as remotely connecting ...

Oct 27, 2005
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Popular insecticide now in suburban waters

University of California-Berkeley researchers have, for the first time, detected high concentrations of a popular insecticide in suburban stream sediment. The discovery is raising concerns about the insecticide's effects on ...

Oct 27, 2005
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Satellites used in insurance risk modeling

European scientists say one of the worst disasters to hit Europe in the last decade has shown how satellite images can improve insurance risk modeling.

Oct 27, 2005
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Wine and cheese: serious science

Twenty-seven food and wine experts recently met in Summerland, Canada, to determine ideal cheese-wine parings using scientific sensory methodology.

Oct 27, 2005
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Can't do math? You are not alone

Mayo Clinic researchers say they've determined Math Learning Disorder is common among school-age children, especially among boys.

Oct 27, 2005
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Focusing: Brain, not age, important

University of Illinois scientists say they've determined that when it comes to focusing on a task, the brain and not age is most important.

Oct 27, 2005
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EPA: Acid rain program is effective

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says its 10-year-old acid rain program has significantly reduced acid deposition in the United States.

Oct 27, 2005
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Feds unveil Yucca Mountain cleanup plans

U.S. Energy Department officials have announced plans to make Yucca Mountain a "clean" nuclear waste dump, but Nevada officials aren't happy.

Oct 27, 2005
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Gaming for a smarter America

Video games have the potential to improve learning in the United States and keep the nation at the fore of global competition, say hopeful education and technology experts.

Oct 27, 2005
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