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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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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.

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