Archive: 03/8/2006

Earth scientist Luna Leopold dead at 90

Scientist Luna Leopold died Feb. 23 at his Berkeley, Calif., home at the age of 90, the Los Angeles Times reported Wednesday.

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Wireless-security campaign steps up

Talking about connectivity on-the-go and being concerned about storage capacity is no longer a sign of being a geek, but rather very much part of everyday life for many people. Yet as the number of Internet users rises and ...

Mar 08, 2006
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China's surging appetite for 3G

With more than 10 million potential subscribers of third-generation mobile phones at the ready, China seems ready to continue shaping its role as a powerful force in the adoption of new technologies and innovations.

Mar 08, 2006
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Nuclear safety violations cited at Argonne

The University of Chicago, which manages the Argonne National Laboratory for the federal government, has been charged with nuclear safety violations.

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Poll: Most people reject evolution theory

A Gallup Poll released Wednesday suggests about 53 percent of Americans rejects the theory of evolution as the explanation for the origin of humans.

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Museum official says Bible isn't science

Chicago's Field Museum chief says teaching "intelligent design" in science classes threatens America's position as a technological leader.

Mar 08, 2006
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The Web: Death, taxes and Internet spam

Receiving a lot of e-mail spam lately? If you're like most Americans, the answer is probably a categorical "yes." Blame it on the Internal Revenue Service. Income tax return filing time is approaching for most individuals, ...

Mar 08, 2006
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May we call them 'Pavlov's Cockroaches?'

Tohoku University scientists in Japan say they've discovered cockroaches have conditioned responses, just like Pavlov's drooling dogs.

Mar 08, 2006
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Reining in carbon dioxide levels imperative but possible

Implementing a plan to keep rising carbon dioxide levels from reaching potentially dangerous levels could cost less than 1 percent of gross world product as of 2050, a cost that is well within reach of developed and developing ...

Mar 08, 2006
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Briefs: Polycom certified Defense Dept. PBX1

Polycom said Wednesday it had received Defense Department PBX1 certification for its Internet Protocol phones and Sphere Communications' PBX systems.

Mar 08, 2006
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