Archive: 05/31/2005

Mobile WiMAX comes sooner rather than later

Conventional wisdom says that until the advent of 802.16e mobile WiMAX systems - still some time in the future - the wireless broadband standard will be more or less confined to the great outdoors. Some "near-outdoor" systems ...

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Samsung, TI Deliver Mobile Digital TV to Korea

From Texas to Korea, mobile phones are becoming pocket-size mobile entertainment centers on-the-go. Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) announced today that Samsung Electronics has selected TI's OMAP-DM multimedia processor ...

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Too much homework can be counterproductive

Instead of improving educational achievement in countries around the world, increases in homework may actually undercut teaching effectiveness and worsen disparities in student learning, according to two Penn State researchers. Most tea ...

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First frozen egg baby born in Canada

The McGill University Health Center (MUHC) in Montreal has announced the first successful birth in Canada resulting from frozen eggs. A team led by Professor Seang Lin Tan, Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology ...

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Messenger peeks at Earth

NASA's Mercury-bound MESSENGER spacecraft -- less than three months from an Earth flyby that will slingshot it toward the inner solar system -- successfully tested its main camera by snapping distant approach ...

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