Broadband Report: Web video on your TiVo?

TiVo announced Wednesday that customers will be able to view Web video on their TiVo-based DVR devices. The new service dubbed "TiVoCast" will work with the company's new Series 2 TiVo set top DVR boxes, as long as it's connected ...

Apple files 2nd countersuit against Creative

(AP) -- Apple Computer Inc. has filed a second countersuit against SIngapore-based Creative Technology Ltd., intensifying its legal battle against the smaller media player rival that sued the iPod maker for patent infringement ...

Triple threat polymer captures and releases

A chemist at Washington University in St. Louis has developed a remarkable nanostructured material that can repel pests, sweeten the air, and some day might even be used as a timed drug delivery system — as a nasal spray, ...

Probing Question: What makes a song catchy?

A catchy tune isn't always a good thing. If it contains an infectious chorus, even a song you dislike might refuse to leave your head. ("Achy Breaky Heart," anyone?) The choice of descriptors is not lost on Keith Duffy, a ...

Hubble Sees Galaxy on Edge

This is a unique NASA Hubble Space Telescope view of the disk galaxy NGC 5866 tilted nearly edge-on to our line-of-sight.

U.S. scientists develop disaster software

U.S. government scientists have developed software for managing collection, visualization, and analysis of environmental sampling data.

Global warming might affect Hawaii area

Scientists say many Northwestern Hawaiian Islands might be submerged by 2100 because of global warming, National Geographic News reported.

New mathematical method provides better way to analyze noise

Humans have 200 million light receptors in their eyes, 10 to 20 million receptors devoted to smell, but only 8,000 dedicated to sound. Yet despite this miniscule number, the auditory system is the fastest of the five senses. ...

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