Archive: 31/01/2006

EC backs opening Spain wireless market

The European Commission Tuesday gave its blessing to Spain's plan to open up its wireless telephone market to greater competition.

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AT&T says Cingular 3G deployment on track

The deployment of Cingular Wireless' 3G wireless network is proceeding on schedule and should be largely complete this year, the head of AT&T said Tuesday.

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NASA Tests New Breed of Propulsion Engine

NASA engineers have successfully tested a new breed of reaction control engine and propulsion system. Aimed at furthering NASA's space exploration goals, the tests helped investigate the possibility of future space travel ...

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Stardust placed into hibernation mode

NASA's Stardust spacecraft was placed into hibernation mode yesterday. Stardust successfully returned to Earth samples of a comet via its sample return capsule on Jan. 15. The spacecraft has logged almost seven years of flight. ...

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Study: Frankincense may fight some cancers

A Virginia Tech scientist says frankincense oil might be useful in treating malignant melanoma -- an aggressive cancer that attacks humans and equines.

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Alaska OKs sale of bear hides

For the first time in Alaska's history brown bear hides may be legally sold if taken from a 2,700-square-mile northeastern section of the state.

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Mali farmers don't want GM crops

Mali farmers say they don't want trials of genetically modified crops to begin in their nation -- the fourth poorest country in the world.

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