Archive: 09/28/2005

Japan carriers brace for VoIP competition

Having the hottest mobile-phone model remains a status symbol among Japan's glitterati and school children alike, but some of the biggest changes in the telecommunications market are coming from less-apparent areas, such ...

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Giant squid photographed for first time

A mysterious sea creature -- the giant squid immortalized by Jules Verne's novel "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" -- has been photographed for the first time.

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Wind is swaying th Earth

The upper layer of the earth’s crust may be investigated using high-rise buildings’ vibrations under the wind pressure. This simple and economical method of seismic survey was developed by the specialists of the Arkhangelsk ...

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Poll: Most doctors favor evolution theory

A national survey of 1,472 physicians indicates more than half -- 63 percent -- believe the theory of evolution over that of intelligent design.

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It's a bug's life: MIT team tells moving tale

MIT mathematicians have discovered how certain insects can climb what to them are steep, slippery slopes in the water's surface without moving their limbs -- and do it at high speed.

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Berkeley Lab Technology Could Help Areas Flooded by Katrina

DNA ‘Phylochip’ Scans for Thousands of Disease-Causing Microbes The flood waters that filled the streets of New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita are now heavily populated with bacteria, viruses an ...

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The Web: Internet voting still a long way off?

Some of the recommendations to improve electronic voting technology made by the election reform commission headed by former President Jimmy Carter and former Secretary of State James Baker provide only "marginal" improvements ...

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Forecasters warn of more major hurricanes

U.S. meteorologists say conditions that spawned hurricanes Rita and Katrina still exist, creating the likelihood of another intense hurricane next month.

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