Archive: 07/01/2005

Glaciers feeding Ganges may melt down

Indian scientists say carbon dioxide and other emissions will cause the melt down of glaciers feeding the Ganges River before the century's end.

Jul 01, 2005
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Lake Tahoe Clarity Improved Slightly in 2004

The waters of Lake Tahoe were clear to an average depth of 73.6 feet in 2004, according to UC Davis scientists who have monitored the lake since 1968. That is a slight improvement from 2003, when the lake's waters were clear ...

Jul 01, 2005
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Scientists Discover Mineral Comes from Ancient Supernova

NASA and University of Arizona researchers have discovered pristine mineral grains that formed in an ancient supernova explosion. The grains were among other extraterrestrial dust plucked by high-flying NAS ...

Jul 01, 2005
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Higher Precision Analysis Doesn’t Yield Pentaquark

New, higher precision data that could only have been gathered at the Department of Energy’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab) shows the Theta-plus pentaquark doesn’t appear ...

Jul 01, 2005
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Bacteria Take the Path of Least Resistance

Findings may lead to new nano-devices and understanding of infection Researchers have reported new information about how certain bacteria propel themselves from one place to another. Insight into bacteria ...

Jul 01, 2005
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The World Year of Physics: 2005

Exactly 100 years ago (on June 30, 1905), a 26-year-old patent clerk named Albert Einstein published an strange research paper about a principle he called relativity -- and gave us a whole new way to think ...

Jul 01, 2005
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Reference Materials Planned for Semiconductor Industry

Companies and research organizations are invited to collaborate with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and SEMATECH in the development and evaluation of a new generation of reference materials for ...

Jul 01, 2005
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HP Adds iPod shuffle to Digital Music Player Lineup

Rounding out its lineup of digital music players, HP today added the Apple iPod shuffle from HP. HP is offering two models: the $99.99 512 megabyte version, which holds up to 120 songs, and the $129.99 1 gigabyte version, whi ...

Jul 01, 2005
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iRobot Introduces PackBot Explorer Robot

iRobot has introduced the iRobot PackBot Explorer, a new addition to iRobot's combat-proven line of PackBot robots. With new intelligent surveillance equipment, including three cameras, and greater flexibility to customize wit ...

Jul 01, 2005
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July 13 set for Discovery space launch

NASA has set July 13 as the Discovery shuttle launch date, the first U.S. space flight since the 2003 Columbia disaster. Commander Eileen Collins and her crew are scheduled for a 3:51 p.m. EDT liftoff. ...

Jul 01, 2005
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Green tea unlikely to reduce cancer risk

The evidence that green tea may reduce risk of some cancers is weak and its unlikely to cut cancer risk, U.S. Federal Drug Administration officials said.

Jul 01, 2005
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Fuel ethanol cannot alleviate US dependence on petroleum

A new study of the carbon dioxide emissions, cropland area requirements, and other environmental consequences of growing corn and sugarcane to produce fuel ethanol indicates that the "direct and indirect environmental impacts ...

Jul 01, 2005
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