Archive: 12/03/2008

Baby seals dying in Baltic Sea

German conservationists said a warm winter has left hundreds of baby seals dying of cold and starvation in the Baltic Sea.

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Researchers Hack Defibrillators

Some medical devices such as implantable cardiac defibrillators and pacemakers are now equipped with wireless technology, allowing for remote device checks and freeing patients from repeated doctor visits. But this convenience ...

dateMar 12, 2008 in Computer Sciences
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Icy Promethei Planum

Promethei Planum, an area seasonally covered with a more than 3500 m thick layer of ice in the martian south polar region, was the subject of the High Resolution Stereo Camera’s focus on 22 September 2005 as Mars Express ...

dateMar 12, 2008 in Space Exploration
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Insecticide combo delivers knockout punch

A cocktail of insecticides containing a plant protein and a common insecticide may be more lethal to crop pests than either ingredient used alone, according to biologists. The one-two punch also inhibits the insects' growth ...

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Swiss researchers test high-speed WLAN network

According to the communication theory, only a limited amount of data can be transmitted within a given bandwidth for wireless communication. Ever since these limits were revealed 60 years ago, we have been trying to reach ...

dateMar 12, 2008 in Telecom
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Early bird doesn't always get worm, researcher finds

Competing against older brothers and sisters can be tough work, as any youngest child will tell you. But new research from a biologist at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill shows that when it comes to some birds, ...

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