Archive: 24/03/2006

NASA's New Mars Orbiter Returns Test Images

The first test images of Mars from NASA's newest spacecraft provide a tantalizing preview of what the orbiter will reveal when its main science mission begins next fall.

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Nortel, Sierra boast EV-DO Revision A test

Nortel and Sierra Wireless Friday announced the first test calls using the EV-DO Revision A technology that is expected to run faster wireless applications.

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VCs seek dot-com success stories in India

Manik Arora of Battery Ventures, the Silicon Valley-based VC that prefers to call itself a "lead institutional investor in its portfolio companies," spends a lot of time researching on Indian Internet ventures these days. ...

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Ruling allows poultry pollution evidence

A judge in Oklahoma has ruled that state officials may collect evidence for a lawsuit in which they allege poultry farms are polluting state watersheds.

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Teens undergo fast brain makeover

U.S. researchers say a teen's brain undergoes a previously unsuspected biological makeover not complete until they're 25, and that could explain a few things.

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Movies-for-download making inroads

U.K. movie-goers now have easier access to Hollywood blockbusters anywhere they go thanks to Universal Pictures. The studio giant will allow customers to purchase movies to keep in three different downloadable formats onto ...

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Broadband in space thanks to new single-photon detector

Broadband might be entering into space thanks to a collective team of MIT researchers developing a tiny light detector that could help speed up data transmission from planetary probes to Earth. This is just the latest breakthrough ...

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IBM builds first IC around a single carbon nanotube

IBM today announced that its researchers have built the first complete electronic integrated circuit around a single “carbon nanotube” molecule, a new material that shows promise for providing enhanced performance over ...

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New solar twin could shed light on another Earth

ANU (Australian National University) astronomers have discovered a nearby solar twin which may shed light on the search for planets that are similar to Earth and that may even support life. HD98618 is only the second star ...

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