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+ - Adium 1.0 Final Released

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An anonymous reader writes "The Adium Development team has anounced the realese of Adium 1.0, go to www.adiumx.com and check it out!"
Data Storage

+ - Carbon Nanotubes For Non-Volative Computer Memory

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An anonymous reader writes "Researchers at the University of California have developed telescoping carbon nanotube memory which is non-volatile and may offer the possibility of atomic-scale computer data storage that would replace both RAM, FLASH RAM, and hard drive storage in the next few cycles. The URL is http://www.physorg.com/news89986583.html."
Biotech

DNA to Test Theory of Roman Village in China 203

Posted by Zonk
from the now-that-is-lost dept.
Reverse Gear writes "Many of the inhabitants of a lonely village in north western China seems to have distinctive western features. An old theory from the 50s suggests that a Roman legion lost in what is now Iran in the year 53BC lost their commanding officer. They traveled east, so the legend goes, working as mercenaries until they were caught by the Chinese 17 years later. The Chinese described them as using a 'fish-scale formation', which could be a reference to the well-known Roman phalanx technique called the 'tortoise'. The remainder of the legion, it is suggested, may have intermarried with the villagers in Liqian. Scientists are now trying to verify the fascinating theory by testing the DNA of the inhabitants of the Chinese village."
Google

Google to Blur Sensitive India Sites 194

Posted by Zonk
from the they-can't-see-you dept.
theodp writes "Citing unnamed officials, the Times of India is reporting that Google Earth has agreed to blur and distort Indian locations identified by the government after security concerns were voiced by the country's president. This includes total blurring of locations like government buildings, as well as the outlines/building plans of key facilities. This came about after a recent meeting between Google technicians and Indian officials."

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