Archive: 22/10/2008

Expedition 18 Takes Command on Space Station

Expedition 18 Commander Mike Fincke, along with flight engineers Yury Lonchakov and Greg Chamitoff, officially took charge of the International Space Station Wednesday. The Change of Command Ceremony took place just before ...

dateOct 22, 2008 in Space Exploration
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Mapping a clan of mobile selfish genes

Much of human DNA is the genetic equivalent of e-mail spam: short repeated sequences that have no obvious function other than making more of themselves.

dateOct 22, 2008 in
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Using your car key as a credit card?

( -- BMW Group Research and Technology and NXP Semiconductors, the independent semiconductor company founded by Philips, have unveiled a prototype of the world’s first multifunctional car key. The prototype ...

dateOct 22, 2008 in Hi Tech & Innovation
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Photo safeguards confidential information

( -- These days you can take a photograph with almost every mobile phone. However, using this sort of photo to protect confidential data and send it safely is something new. Ileana Buhan, a PhD student at the ...

dateOct 22, 2008 in Computer Sciences
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