Archive: 11/01/2005

Bacteria build walls to withstand antibiotics

Antibiotic resistant bacteria, which are proliferating in hospitals and causing major headaches for physicians, cheat death by finding ways to fortify their cell walls against the deadly drugs. The question is: how? New res ...

Nov 01, 2005 1 / 5 (2) 0

Worries rise over telecom mergers

The Federal Communications Commission's decision Monday to allow some of the biggest telecommunications groups in the United States to band together may have surprised few, but some industry analysts are already questioning ...

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IBM Unveils New Dual-Core X3 Servers

IBM is upgrading its X3 Architecture-based family of servers with the introduction today of new, dual-core systems based on the dual-core Intel Xeon processor 7000 sequence, formerly code named "Paxville MP." X3 Architecture-based ...

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Monkey Math Machinery is Like Humans'

Monkeys have a semantic perception of numbers that is like humans’ and which is independent of language, Duke University cognitive neuroscientists have discovered. They said their findings demonstrate that the neural mechanism ...

Nov 01, 2005 3.3 / 5 (3) 0

Is there life on Mars?

An international team of scientists including the University of Leeds' Liane Benning have successfully trialled techniques to search for life on Mars. Their findings - microbes deep within ice-filled volcanic tubes - reveal ...

Nov 01, 2005 3.5 / 5 (4) 0