Archive: 31/08/2005

Katrina damages NASA facilities

Hurricane Katrina damaged NASA spaceport facilities along the Gulf Coast, casting doubt on the space shuttle's scheduled March launch.

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Experts eye Web's next generation

The National Science Foundation's early-stage plans to build a next-generation Internet should focus on creating an environment where safety and security are the key considerations -- factors not integral to the original ...

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Microsoft heats up Voice over Internet market

Prospects for conventional, landline phone companies have been looking lackluster enough as more people turn to their mobiles for connection. Yet even wireless providers can no longer rest easy as they face increasing competition ...

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Stealth particles to target tumors

Stealth nano particles may some day target tumor cells and deliver medication to specific body locations, according to Penn State chemical engineers.

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Retinal Scans Do More Than Let You In The Door

By Courtney Ostaff Scientists at MD Biotech in Morgantown, West Virginia, are working on “binoculars” that scan your retinas for more than just your identity. Dr. Chris Kolanko, the founder of MD Biotech, has created ...

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Japan to develop earthquake monitors

Japan will develop an undersea network of seismographs and tsunami observation devices to minimize damage caused by predicted future earthquakes.

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