Archive: 24/10/2005

Body language more expressive than faces

Body language can shape first impressions of a person's emotional state, even when attention is focused on facial expression, Netherlands scientists said.

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iPod users big on content creation

iPod owners are significantly more likely to create and spread consumer-generated media on the Internet, a survey reports.

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Brain images show menstrual cycle rhythms

Cornell University scientists say women with no menstrual mood changes may use parts of their brains differently over the course of their menstrual cycles.

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Outlook bright for hydrogen biofuel cell

British scientists say simple, cost-effective hydrogen biofuel cells could be developed from electrodes coated with a bacterial enzyme to oxidize hydrogen.

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Apple shaken by iPod Nano lawsuit

Demand for iPods seems insatiable, but Apple is beginning to feel the heat of its success these days, not least in the form of lawsuits from some disgruntled customers. Thousands of iPod users have banded together in a ...

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Live, gold-dusted bacteria used in bioelectronic device

Ravi Saraf has gilded living creatures, but that's as far as his resemblance goes with Auric Goldfinger, the fictional villain in the 1964 James Bond movie. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln chemical engineer used bacteria, ...

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Mars has captured people's imagination for centuries

When people gaze at the sky in late October to catch a better glimpse of Mars, it will continue a long-time fascination with the planet dating back to ancient times, a University of Michigan professor and author said.

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Channel-Hopping on Mobile Phones

A new technology for mobile communication networks allows cell phone users to watch TV as they would at home. The Mobile TV Streaming system from Siemens makes it possible to change channels instantly. Other streaming solutions ...

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