Archive: 18/05/2006

New Super-Efficient Plug-in Hybrid Unveiled

"Trinity," a highly fuel-efficient plug-in hybrid vehicle, was unveiled today by engineering students at the University of California, Davis. The vehicle is the team's entry in the national Challenge X competition, sponsored ...

dateMay 18, 2006 in Engineering
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New century of thirst for world's mountains

By the century's end, the Andes in South America will have less than half their current winter snowpack, mountain ranges in Europe and the U.S. West will have lost nearly half of their snow-bound water, and snow on New Zealand's ...

dateMay 18, 2006 in Earth Sciences
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'Da Vinci Code' protestors organize online

As the box-office release of the summer blockbuster movie "The Da Vinci Code" nears, many protesters and boycotters are discussing their objection to the film through blogs, newsletters, CD-ROMs and interactive Web sites.

dateMay 18, 2006 in Internet
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Vodafone stays in Japan with Softbank

Having washed its hands of one of the world's most competitive telecommunications markets, Britain's Vodafone is prepared to take the plunge into Japan once again, but this time with a partner.

dateMay 18, 2006 in Business
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