Archive: 10/7/2005

U.S. Army Exhibits Successful Fuel Cell

Hawaii's first successful fuel cell is buzzing along at the historic Schofield Barracks Fire Station. Installed by Logan Energy under a U.S. Army Corps of Engineer Construction Engineering Research Laboratory demonstration ...

Oct 07, 2005
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Unique, ordered nanometer structures found

Israeli researchers Thursday reported discovering nanometer-scale ordered structures -- a discovery that could change basic scientific understandings.

Oct 07, 2005
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Employment gap widens for disabled people

Cornell University has released a study indicating the employment gap between Americans with disabilities and those without disabilities has widened.

Oct 07, 2005
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The 2005 Ig Nobel Prize Winners

The 2005 Ig Nobel Prizes were awarded on Thursday evening, October 6, at the 15th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony, at Harvard's Sanders Theatre. The Igs are intended to celebrate the unusual, honor the imaginative -- ...

Oct 07, 2005
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World's first geologic map is displayed

The world's first geologic map -- an 1815, hand-tinted, 10-feet-by-6-feet chart -- has gone on display at the Buffalo and Erie County (N.Y.) Public Library.

Oct 07, 2005
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Japanese Internet suicide clubs targeted by police

Finding a soul mate is one of the great rewards of the Internet for many across the globe. Yet in Japan, cyberspace is also a convenient location for those trying to find someone to die with, as the country continues to grapple ...

Oct 07, 2005
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Google Maps combines with Google Local

Google Inc. of Mountain View, Calif., says it has combined its Google Maps service with Google Local, moving both out of beta, or testing, status.

Oct 07, 2005
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World of Warcraft, VoIP and dating

On a cool October night, Laura Bowser, 27, returns home from her post-work run to her modest town house. She soon finds herself flopped into a high-backed leather office chair poring over her Macintosh keyboard as she sends ...

Oct 07, 2005
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