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Technology News Archive - October 11, 2005

Text of editorial analysis by Steve Metcalf of BBC Monitoring Media Services on 11 October The 24-hour news channel in India is a broadcasting genre that has seen double-digit growth for the past three years and seems set to continue, according to the results of a survey published in September 2005.

An international group of researchers from the EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne), the University of Texas at Austin and the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Heidelberg, Germany have demonstrated that Brownian motion of a single particle behaves differently than Einstein postulated one century ago.

Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.