Scientists from the Imperial College of London claim to have found
evidence that life on our planet did not originate from Earth itself.
For the first time, the scientists say, it is confirmed that an
important component of early genetic material found in meteorite
fragments is of extraterrestrial origin.
During Nvidia Editor's Day, we learned that Nvidia and the Folding@Home
research group led by Vijay Pande are making final preparation to
launch the first version of the Folding@Home client for Nvidia graphics
Up until yesterday, Intel was showcasing its ray-tracing research using
Quake 3 and Quake 4, which were nice demos, but did not exactly reflect
fresh software. Over past several months, the company has been working
one converting Enemy Territory: Quake Wars and we have to admit that
the results are quite impressive.
Good news or bad news? Well, that depends on your viewpoint. The Toyota
Prius plug-in hybrid is expected to become the first affordable and
mass-produced plug-in hybrid vehicle that will let you recharge the
electric engine through a power plug at home and drive completely
gasoline-independent for at least a few dozen miles. However, the
plug-in hybrid is scheduled to arrive in 2010, a full year behind what
industry sources have indicated so far.
Some people think the USA is going down the
tubes in respects to science and technology, but that simply isn’t true
according to a new study by the non-profit RAND Corporation. The
country still spends outspends the world in research and development
and employs most of the world’s Nobel Prize winners. Furthermore,
three-fourths of the world’s Top 40 Universities are in the United
Most of today's web sites and web applications are built using the
matter of time since any such optimization translates into performance
gains. Mozilla recently launched the browser speed race with Firefox 3,
which delivers more speed than any other previous Firefox version.
has been accelerated by 53%. Welcome to the browser speed race.
Intel is hosting its traditional Research Day event for analysts and
journalists today, giving an insight in current research projects
underway at the company. This year, Intel said it is highlighting 70
“futuristic projects and concepts” covering the areas of environment,
healthcare, visual computing, and wireless mobility.
New York (NY) – Yesterday we brought you the story of two teenagers who were ordered by a judge to post a YouTube apology for a soda attack on a fast food worker. The pair videotaped the attack and posted it on YouTube and the judge probably wanted to fit the punishment with the crime, but the victim says there should have been more punishment.
Some people thought Apple’s Steve Jobs looked a bit sickly during
his keynote at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) on Monday and
now it appears they were right. Apple officials say Jobs is suffering
from a ‘common bug’, but that he’s getting better thanks to some
Microsoft has announced that it will discontinue its Windows Live
Expo site probably because no one used or even knew about it. The
ecommerce site allows people to post classified ads and was seen as a
competitor to the hugely popular Craigslist.com. Website visitors are
now greeted with a big warning message that the service will stop on
July 31st 2008. Furthermore, no new accounts or listings can be
added. Microsoft says all current ads will stay until their