Archive: 02/08/2006

Eliminating the 'Twin'

A University of Arkansas researcher has received a grant to study the dynamics of synthesizing molecules with the same "handedness."

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Atlantis Moves to Launch Pad

The Space Shuttle Atlantis arrived at its launch pad at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla., at 8:54 a.m. EDT Wednesday on top of a giant vehicle known as the crawler transporter.

dateAug 02, 2006 in Space Exploration
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Common cat parasite affects human brains

U.S. researchers say more than a quarter of the world's population is infected with a feline parasite related to malaria and which causes personality changes.

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Huygens Scientific Archive data set released

ESA's Huygens probe successfully descended through the atmosphere of Titan, Saturn's largest moon, and safely landed on its surface on 14 January 2005. An extraordinary new world has been unveiled. The unique data obtained ...

dateAug 02, 2006 in Astronomy
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Poll says drinking frequency on the rise

The number of people in the United States who drink alcohol is holding steady but a Gallup Poll says the frequency of alcohol consumption is rising.

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