Archive: 01/03/2006

Gulf of Mexico Katrina cleanup continues

Crews are frantically trying to repair damage caused by last year's Gulf of Mexico hurricanes, with the 2006 hurricane season only four months away.

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Bird flu pattern puzzles experts

The way avian flu has spread into Africa and Europe is puzzling scientists who admit they don't fully understand how the virus is being spread.

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Birds quarantined at Texas pet stores

PetSmart Inc. has reportedly offered to quarantine birds at its Texas stores after two of them began showing signs of a bacterial infection.

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Study: cell calls pose risk to aircraft

A Carnegie Mellon University study suggests the use of cellular telephones aboard aircraft might affect the plane's instruments, creating a safety hazard.

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The Web: Become a Harvard man -- online

You may not be able to relocate to Cambridge, Mass., but these days you can still earn a diploma from Harvard University's extension school -- thanks to distance learning on the Internet. Harvard, one of the nation's premier ...

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NASA still plans May shuttle launch

NASA officials say they hope to launch the next space shuttle in May but admit a major technical problem might delay lift-off.

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ICT gets a boost in Indian budget 2006

Even as the country's software and biotechnology sectors have expressed "disappointment" over the 2006 budget announced by India's Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday, many in the IT industry are elated over the attention ...

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