Archive: 13/04/2006

Big quake might ravage U.S. Midwest

Some seismologists are reportedly concerned a major earthquake occurring in the middle of the nation might devastate the U.S. Midwest.

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Study: Weather affects lion manes

A study of zoo lions across the United States suggests weather conditions are responsible for differences in manes, not just genetics.

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EPA: Decrease in toxic chemical releases

A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency report said Wednesday toxic chemicals released into the environment decreased 4 percent from 2003 to 2004.

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Study: How to avoid becoming a fossil

The best way to avoid becoming a fossil is to be small and live in deep, tropical waters. So say four paleontologists who have published a detailed, global study of clam preservation. Their work is intended to enhance evolutionary ...

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In Brief: Microsoft sponsors world cyber games to '08

Microsoft will be sponsoring the World Cyber Games through to 2008. The games showcase some of the most cutting-edges video games in the industry, in addition to being the ground for gamers to flaunt their skills.

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Kia signs deal with Sirius

SIRIUS Radio and Kia Motors announced Thursday that Kia will exclusively offer SIRIUS as factory standard equipment.

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Virtual reality gets real

Creating close to real-life virtual reality (VR) experiences has proven to be costly and has had rather poor results. In response, a European research team has explored how exploiting visual and auditory illusions can possibly ...

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