Archive: 10/31/2005

Motorola launches fully loaded i870

Motorola Monday announced release of its i870, a mobile device that includes a myriad of communications capabilities.

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Metal-containing compounds show promise as HIV weapon

A molecule consisting of two "cages" of metallic atoms bound to carbon has shown great promise in preliminary tests of becoming a new weapon in the anti-HIV arsenal, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center report. The ...

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Hurricane hazardous waste is collected

The EPA says an estimated 1 million pounds of household hazardous waste has been collected in Louisiana in the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

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Telefonica's O2 buyout buoys outlook

Business hopes are high at Telefonica in acquiring O2, a deal that was officially announced Monday after weeks of speculation. The Spanish company, which is the world's fifth-largest telecommunications group in terms of ...

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Gates: $258 million for malaria research

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has given $258 million in malaria research grants. The foundation says malaria kills an estimated 2,000 African children each day and takes the lives of more than 1 million people wor ...

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British employees resent sick co-workers

Nine out of 10 British workers reportedly resent colleagues who are absent because of illness since it puts them under additional pressure.

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Scientists develop new analytical method

A multidisciplinary team at Israel's Weizmann Institute of Science says it has developed a new analytical method that can trace the lineage of cells. The scientists say they hope their work will lead to answers for such que ...

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Networking: Digital doctors' records

Old-fashioned medical claims processing -- doctors handwriting codes for procedures on hardcopy files -- is gradually being replaced by digital physicians networks, electronic archives that maintain all patients' medical ...

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Spirit In Kansas

Spirit drove to an outcrop informally named "Kansas" to prepare for a series of robotic arm activities on a target called "Kestrel."

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