Archive: 17/05/2005

Verizon Wireless Adds palmOne Treo 650

palmOne, Inc. today announced that the award-winning Treo 650 smartphone now is available to Verizon Wireless customers. The Treo 650 combines a compact, full-featured mobile phone with email, a Palm OS organizer, messaging ...

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Robot Swarms Get First Real Test

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $100,000 grant for University of Wyoming researchers to determine if swarms of mini-robots can successfully detect the sources of chemical or biological hazards. The research ...

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Magnetic sensors - a new slant on an old technology

Dr. Paul Robertson and his team are working on a new slant to an old sensing technology. Flux-gate magnetic sensors have been around for many decades and are still used today for tasks such as geological surveys, aerospace ...

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Intrinsic Motivation Doesn't Exist, Researcher Says

While some psychologists still argue that people perform better when they do something because they want to - rather than for some kind of reward, such as money - Steven Reiss suggests we shouldn't even make that distinction.

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