Archive: 05/03/2007

Can Nemo Find His Way Home?

The fate of ocean fish larvae has remained a mystery to science until now, but a University of Arkansas researcher and his colleagues have used a novel technique to directly explore their journey from egg ...

May 03, 2007
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Study: Ads influence kids' drinking

U.S. researchers have determined children's exposure to alcohol advertising during early adolescence influences their later drinking habits.

May 03, 2007
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Microstamping Guns Feasible but Flawed, Study Finds

New technology to link cartridge cases to guns by engraving microscopic codes on the firing pin is feasible, but does not work well for all guns and ammunition tested in a pilot study by researchers from the forensic science ...

May 03, 2007
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More flexibility for lasers

Until now, industrial lasers have been able to perform only one specific task effectively – they are generally good at either hardening, cutting or welding metal. Moreover, they are often bulky and unwieldy. ...

May 03, 2007
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Has SOHO ended a 30-year quest for solar ripples?

The ESA-NASA Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) may have glimpsed long-sought oscillations on the Sun's surface. The data will reveal details about the very core of our central star and it contains clues as to how ...

May 03, 2007
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Astronomer finds that Mercury has molten core

Chefs have long used a simple trick to differentiate between a raw and hard-boiled egg. By spinning an egg and watching how it behaves when the spin is disrupted, it's easy to tell whether its interior is ...

May 03, 2007
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