Archive: 21/03/2006

Warbling whales speak a language all their own

The songs of the humpback whale are among the most complex in the animal kingdom. Researchers have now mathematically confirmed that whales have their own syntax that uses sound units to build phrases that can be combined ...

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WiFi reaches U.K. buses

Bus riders in the United Kingdom can say good-bye to Internet woes now that they can still be connected.

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Russian surveys continental shelf borders

Russian Defense Ministry officials say they are considering using nuclear-powered submarines to survey Russia's continental shelf borders in the Arctic.

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WHO may open its private bird flu database

The World Health Organization is reportedly being pressured to expand access to its private bird flu database as a way to spur wider research on the virus.

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On-job minority women harassment studied

University of Toronto scientists say they're the first to empirically document that minority women face workplace harassment based on both sex and ethnicity.

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Treo vies with BlackBerry for top spot

The folks at Microsoft, never known for straying away from a fight, have been quietly working on improving its mobile windows operating system to directly challenge BlackBerry's market leadership. I recently spent a few weeks ...

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