Technology News Archive - January 24, 2010
In the aftermath of the Jan 12 earthquake that struck Haitiâ€™s capital, Port-au-Prince, scientists from Rochester Institute of Technology are sweeping the leveled city with high-tech imaging integrated into a small aircraft.
A team of nuclear engineers and computer scientists at Argonne National Laboratory are developing the neutron transport code UNIC, which enables researchers for the first time to obtain a highly detailed description of a nuclear reactor core.
Internet giant Google is cozying up to companies that make games people love to play on smartphones.
A new experiment that reproduces the magnetic fields of the Earth and other planets has yielded its first significant results.
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- A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
- Any rumor that engages general attention.
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- To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
- To breathe in or as in sleep.
- To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.