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2005-12-29 06:37:30

Juggling the demands of children, full-time work and aging or sick parents, the 40s can be prime time for pressure.

2005-12-13 16:35:00

Ford Motor Co. is caught in an ideological divide between a Christian conservative group and gay rights advocates over its advertising plans, adding a public relations nightmare to the set of problems it needs to fix.

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2005-11-18 06:00:00

A few companies are trying to make search engines actually listen to big audio and video files. From there, speech-to-text software can generate written transcripts, which are searched in addition to metadata.

2005-10-12 11:35:00

Spanish actor Antonio Banderas is looking forward to a second stint as director, breaking from his adventures as swashbuckling legend Zorro, the latest episode of which hits screens later this month.

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2005-10-05 06:55:00

Dr. Pan Conrad is on a quest. Her search for signs of life in extreme environments has taken the JPL astrobiologist from the icy realms of the Arctic and the dry valleys of Antarctica to the scorching sands of Death Valley, California. The hunt landed Conrad at the bottom of the ocean with Oscar-winning director James Cameron and a role in his film "Aliens of the Deep."

2005-09-08 11:20:00

Black netting over the beds keeps them from floating away at night.

2005-09-08 07:25:00

By Erik Kirschbaum BERLIN (Reuters) - Little is known about the mysterious man married to Angela Merkel and if the shy scientist with an aversion to public appearances gets his way that won't change if she becomes Germany's next chancellor. "Professor Dr.

2005-08-17 13:49:31

Deciphering the subtle, complex electrical signals emanating from the brain has yielded important insights into the still-mysterious neural mechanisms that underlie behavior. By recording a subject's faint brain signals via arrays of scalp electrodes during cognitive tasks, researchers can extract "event-related potentials" (ERPs) that enable them to pinpoint with great accuracy when the brain reacts to components of the tasks.

2005-08-16 10:25:00

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Striking a chord with uneasy U.S. property investors, T-shirtHumor.com's latest design -- "Mr. Housing Bubble" -- has become its best seller in less than a week. The parody of the decades-old Mr.

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2005-08-10 00:30:00

Two peas in a pod may not be so friendly when planted in the ground and even two parts of the same plant, once separated may treat the former conjoined twin as an alien "enemy," according to a Penn State researcher.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.