Archive: 11/02/2005

Young hockey player injuries studied

A University at Buffalo study suggests unintentional collisions and falling into boards cause more injuries among young hockey players than do body checks.

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Cheap, rapid check for HIV developed

Scientists from two New York universities say they've developed an inexpensive, hand-held sensor that can check a HIV patient's immune system in seconds.

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Sprint, cable providers unveil $200M deal

Sprint Nextel and four cable companies said Wednesday they will launch a new venture to accelerate the convergence of video, wired and wireless data and communications products and services.

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Red Cross site spikes in Sept. readership

In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, relief and assistance Web sites such as RedCross.org saw huge spikes in visitation in September, according to Internet audience measurement service comScore.

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NASA names constellation program managers

Jeffrey Hanley has been appointed manager of NASA's Constellation Program to lead development of the nation's new spacecraft and launch system.

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Satellite radio unfazed by losses

Radio might seem anachronistic when there is so much competing technology that provides news and entertainment instantaneously. But if the latest earnings results from two of the biggest U.S. satellite radio providers offers ...

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Stellar Switch-a-roo

Sometimes even scientists can be fooled. In a cosmic bait and switch, astronomers with NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory have spotted an enormous star that pulled a fast one while collapsing and left them to ...

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Superconducting magnet attracts molecular research

One of the newest – and unequivocally the coolest -- pieces of real estate on the Brandeis University campus is a facility containing a state-of-the-art superconducting magnet for use in researching biological macromolecules ...

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AMD Expands Semiconductor Technology Alliance With IBM

Agreement Now Includes Research and Development of Submicron Process Technologies through 2011, Adds Early-Stage Research on Critical Emerging Technologies Targeted at 32 and 22 Nanometer Generations AMD today announced it ha ...

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