Archive: 10/4/2005

Blog Log: What's holding you back, Judy?

What was the point of New York Times reporter Judith Miller's 85-day stand in refusing to identify her source and staying in an Alexandria, Va., jail?

Oct 04, 2005
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EU site lists wireless roaming charges

Europeans now have a concise Web site they can use to avoid the pitfalls of roaming charges while using their cell phones on the road.

Oct 04, 2005
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Earthlink offers new security download

EarthLink launched a new downloadable security suite it says sweeps away unwanted spyware and viruses with less fuss than stand-alone protection products.

Oct 04, 2005
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Sun, Google team up on Java

A joint venture by Google and Sun Microsystems announced Monday is the latest challenge to the dominance of Microsoft Office.

Oct 04, 2005
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Mystery Spot demonstrates power of perception

For years, UC Santa Cruz psychology professor Bruce Bridgeman has taken college students to the Mystery Spot, a popular local tourist attraction, to demonstrate how the human brain works.

Oct 04, 2005
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Korea Joins International Computing Infrastructure

The Global Ring Network for Advanced Applications Development (GLORIAD) reached a milestone in its vision to create a network of high-speed computing capability around the northern hemisphere when it celebrated ...

Oct 04, 2005
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Gulf Warm-Water Eddies Intensify Hurricane Changes

Scientists monitoring ocean heat and circulation in the Gulf of Mexico during Hurricanes Katrina and Rita have a new understanding of how these tropical storms can gain intensity so quickly: The Gulf of Mexico's ...

Oct 04, 2005
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John L. Hall: Long-time NIST Physicist Wins Nobel Prize

John (Jan) L. Hall, a scientist emeritus of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Quantum Physics Division and a fellow of JILA, a joint institute of NIST and the University of Colorado, Boulder, ...

Oct 04, 2005
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Study predicts, verifies protein folding

Houston scientists have combined theory and experiment for the first time to predict and verify protein-folding dynamics of a complex protein.

Oct 04, 2005
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Proton-Exchange-Membrane Fuel Cell Tested at Glenn

A significant milestone in technology development for space exploration applications will be achieved with the testing of a Proton-Exchange-Membrane Fuel Cell (PEMFC) engineering model power plant. The engineering model is ...

Oct 04, 2005
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