Archive: 12/7/2005

Study may lead to better tsunami forecasts

Better tsunami forecasting may result from a seafloor inspection near the epicenter of the earthquake that caused last year's Indian Ocean tsunami.

Dec 07, 2005
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Study: African drought changed history

Syracuse University scientists say a major African drought about 70,000 years ago possibly changed the course of human history.

Dec 07, 2005
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UCSF scientists find new facts about HIV

University of California-San Francisco scientists have discovered how the human immunodeficiency virus can be kept dormant and hidden in immune cells.

Dec 07, 2005
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Private firms to share India telecom grid

Private telecom companies are now able to share the infrastructure set up in rural India by state-run BSNL, a top government official said Wednesday.

Dec 07, 2005
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Microsoft to appeal Korea ruling

Microsoft said Wednesday it will appeal the Korean Fair Trade Commission's decision regarding its Windows sales in the country.

Dec 07, 2005
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AURA satellite peers into Earth's ozone hole

NASA researchers, using data from the agency's AURA satellite, determined the seasonal ozone hole that developed over Antarctica this year is smaller than in previous years.

Dec 07, 2005
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High energy physics team captures network prize

Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford Linear Accelerator Center recently joined an international team in shattering the world network speed record. To capture ...

Dec 07, 2005
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Sun Introduces New Metric for Server Efficiency

Evaluating a new server for your data center is no longer simply a matter of measuring raw performance. With today's increasing demands, you also need to consider how much power, air conditioning and space a server consumes. ...

Dec 07, 2005
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Interstellar Spaceflight: Is It Possible?

With current space travel limited to just a few robotic probes visiting nearby planets, how realistic is it to think about reaching the nearest stars? For the short term, not very – especially when we speak ...

Dec 07, 2005 feature
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ESA's Integral and XMM-Newton missions extended

ESA's Science Programme Committee has extended operations of the highly successful astronomical observatories Integral and XMM-Newton for four years, until 16 December 2010 and 31 March 2010 respectively.

Dec 07, 2005
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