Archive: 06/29/2005

Shark attack worries? Driving to the beach is more deadly

Which is more likely to happen - you being in a car wreck or being bitten by a shark? Those who answered that cars are greater killers win a free trip to the beach. It's really no contest, says a Texas A&M University pro ...

Jun 29, 2005
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NCAR Analysis Shows Widespread Pollution from 2004 Wildfires

Wildfires in Alaska and Canada in 2004 emitted about as much carbon monoxide as did human-related activities in the continental United States during the same time period, according to new research by the National Center for ...

Jun 29, 2005
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Nanotechnology hold promise for new hydrogen fuel technologies

Nanotechnology may hold the key to developing a viable hydrogen economy, according to Jin Zhang, professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Zhang will receive $535,000 in grants from ...

Jun 29, 2005
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Faster Climate Change Predicted as Air Quality Improves

Global warming may proceed faster and be more severe than previously predicted according to research about to be published in the scientific journal Nature. Reductions in airborne particle pollution, or aerosols, as air qu ...

Jun 29, 2005
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NTT Com Unveils Next Generation Global Super Link Service

NTT Communications announced today that the company will launch Global Super Link, a virtual end-to-end Ethernet data transmission service. The service will be available between Japan and the United States on July 1st, 2005, ...

Jun 29, 2005
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Storm costs to spiral, says report

The global costs of extreme weather could rise by two-thirds within decades unless governments tackle the causes of climate change, a report warned Wednesday.

Jun 29, 2005
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Digital music players pose security risk

A Purdue University expert says the growing use of miniature digital music players poses a security risk because they can store huge quantities of information.

Jun 29, 2005
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New Chem-bio Sensors Offer Simultaneous Monitoring

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Vienna University of Technology have developed a modular system that combines chemical and biological sensing tools capable of providing simultaneous, ...

Jun 29, 2005
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Geophysicists image rock layers under Himalaya

New technique developed to visualize colliding rock bodies A team of geophysicists at the University of Colorado at Boulder has developed a new technique to visualize the colliding rock bodies beneath the Himalaya with unp ...

Jun 29, 2005
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