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Was the Telecom Act of 1996 a boon or bomb for U.S.?

The Telecom Act of 1996 was enacted to promote competition. It was supposed to create certain funds for universal service and to develop a better infrastructure. Ten years later, can we say this was good for America? How much money was wasted? Did we ever really achieve the open competition the...

Identity theft: The business time bomb

Most everyone has heard of identity theft (IDT), yet unless you have been a victim, few people consider that they are at high risk. An alarming figure is that over half of the 10 million new IDTs each year originate from a place of business, employer, or other entity (not-for-profit or local, state...

Lack of connectivity is real estate's hidden time bomb

When it comes to real estate acquisitions, many smart investors have turned to taking their money from the stock market and have invested it into REITs (Real Estate Investment Trusts). Some of these groups have provided 20 to 50 percent returns to their investors. These are great returns on inves...

New angle on gecko research

...lopment of commercial applications. The results could be used in such areas as space exploration, medical procedures, military applications such as bomb disposal, and purposes as simple as hanging pictures on walls. ...

Bacteria pack their own demise

...inding ways to set the clock on this internal time bomb and, hopefully, in the process developing a new c... of toxin and antitoxin comes to a halt and a time bomb starts ticking. Because the toxin is more stable t... Future Now that we finally know how the time bomb functions (or more exactly, one of the time bombs,...

Avon Protection Systems Receives NIOSH Approval for ST53 SCBA System

...hout needing additional parts or compromising their protection." Designed specifically for SWAT (special weapons and tactics) and tactical teams, bomb squads and other government agencies operating in dangerous environments, the system is the first fully modular SCBA system designed for the user by t...

Calorimeters and Thermal Analysis Equipment Market to Exceed $539 Million by 2012, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts

...se by about US $1.1 million over the period 2008 to 2012. Global market for bomb Calorimeters, the largest product segment within Calorimeters is expected t...ards biomass as a source of energy is expected to boost future prospects of bomb calorimeter market. Global market for thermal analytical equipment , the l...

BioAtom Inc. To Present at BIOCOM Investor Conference 2008

...vivo evaluation at Center for Functional Onco Imaging, UC Irvine, in collaboration with Radiation Oncology Group, Long Beach Memorial Hospital. From bomb Detector to Cancer Diagnostic Probe. Malignant tumors are chemically different from normal tissue. ONCOSENZOR(TM) can non-invasively detect in vitro c...

International Drug & Explosive Detection Firm Identa Corp Releasing: Jant Pharmacal Corporation Reports Successful Market Penetration of the Accutest(R) IDenta Co-brand in the United States and Oversees

...e Accutest(R) IDenta drug detection kits and/or IDenta explosive detection kits. These agencies include drug enforcement agencies, police departments, bomb squads, SWAT teams and fire departments throughout the United States. http://www.accutestidenta.net . - Over the last 6 months, Jant Pharmacal Corp...

Creators of Britain's Innovation Economy to Showcase the Technologies of the Future at the Fifth SETsquared Partnership Showcase 2008

...and gas production. The online "Journal of Unlikely Science" is the fast-growing brainchild of Null Hypothesis. SoftwareMining aims to defuse the time bomb created by 200 billion lines of obsolete COBOL computer code, much of it in Fortune 500 companies, and Xintronix is developing semiconductor chip tech...

Glowing films developed by UC San Diego chemists reveal traces of explosives

...o help solve a crime, or prevent one. A recent episode of CSI: Miami featured the technology, which linked fingerprints left on a video camera to a bomb used in a bank heist, revealing the motive for the robbery. In real life, the security systems company RedXDefense has developed a portable kit based ...

The most natural drug

...bodies created will have no effect, but a very few will bond to the invader and replicate to neutralize the enemy. The new process develops a smart bomb for the immune system, using fully human monoclonal antibodies specifically designed to fight the infection without doing any harm to the body. The wo...

Brewing a blast-less fertilizer

...ith this stuff to make sure another Oklahoma bombing never happens again. It was common fertilizer that Timothy McVeigh used to build the ferocious bomb that ripped into the Murrah Building, killing 167 innocent men, women, and especially children. Mixing ammonium nitrate with hate and fuel oil, McVeig...

Out beyond the horizon

...lent biologic destined for our shores, is not a fictional scenario. (In 1988, it was an Al Qaeda merchant ship that delivered the materials needed to bomb U.S. embassies in Tanzania and Kenya. That same ship was never seen again.) Given lots of time, customs agents could find all contraband. But, i...

Brewing a blast-less fertilizer

...ith this stuff to make sure another Oklahoma bombing never happens again. It was common fertilizer that Timothy McVeigh used to build the ferocious bomb that ripped into the Murrah Building, killing 167 innocent men, women, and especially children. Mixing ammonium nitrate with hate and fuel oil, McVeig...

Out beyond the horizon

...lent biologic destined for our shores, is not a fictional scenario. (In 1988, it was an Al Qaeda merchant ship that delivered the materials needed to bomb U.S. embassies in Tanzania and Kenya. That same ship was never seen again.) Given lots of time, customs agents could find all contraband. But, i...

Oshkoshs Pierce Security Vehicle Ranked in top 100 Technological Innovations for 2003

...custom fire apparatus and homeland security vehicles in North America. Among the company's other homeland security vehicles are specialized HAZMAT and bomb response units, urban search and rescue vehicles and decontamination trucks. "It is an incredible honor for Pierce to be recognized in this way," ...

Governors business-plan contest has a surprise ending

...an: Detecting breast cancer ($27,500) NovaScan develops technologies that electronically image biological tissues. The current system evolved out of bomb detector technology and the company is now using it to detect tumors. Initial tests using cow livers and oatmeal plug tumors validated the technologys...

Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in the mosh pit

...im angry" That's a passably accurate description of how many IT shops view their position within their organizations. We're far enough past the dot bomb and far enough into the economic recovery to pause and examine where IT stands. We hear a lot of talk about the strategic value of IT, chants of becom...

We are American No sex, please

...ee and open blessing to chastity and burkhas. Depending on your upbringing, and where you stand, it is a total cultural shock and, at times, a ticking bomb ready to turn into public riots. Dont even try. Branding and sex do not mix on the global marketing scene. Sir Richard Branson and his extraordinar...

When doing a good job isn't good enough

...waiting to coalesce and then explode outward with unimaginable force over incomprehensible spans of time. The IT big bang is just starting, the Dot bomb just it's first ripple, a spark if you will. All those glass house, big iron data centers, research parks and comp sci degrees were just random Manhat...

Medical College getting $18.1 million to study radiation damage treatments

... project of the center will be adapting existing animal models for the treatments, using large doses of radiation to simulate the effects of a nuclear bomb and continuous low-level doses to simulate contamination by a dirty bomb. The key factor in working on the treatments, Moulder said, is to make them a...
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