Archive: 04/04/2006

Enzyme study may lead to new SARS drugs

Scientists at the University of Illinois say a study of an enzyme that causes severe acute respiratory syndrome may lead to new drugs.

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Survey: Environmental pessimism abounds

A Stanford University survey suggests most Americans are pessimistic about the state of the environment and want action taken to improve it.

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New research aims to plug holes in VOIP before they happen

The National Science Foundation has issed four awards totaling $600,000 to the University of North Texas to lead a multi-university collaboration to develop a geographically distributed, secure test bed to analyze vulnerabilities ...

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New concept for bendable packaged ultra-thin chips presented

IMEC and its associated laboratory INTEC of the University of Ghent jointly developed a new process flow for ultra-thin chip packages resulting in bendable packaged chips of only 50µm thickness. The technology enables embedding ...

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Study: Alpine glaciers may nearly vanish

The World Glacier Monitoring Service is warning Europe's Alps might lose three-quarters of its glaciers to global warming during the coming century.

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Britain feels heat of NTL's Virgin buyout

Getting more services for less money. That could well be what many British customers will be getting if NTL's buyout of Virgin Mobile works out as planned as they propose to offer mobile, fixed-line, broadband, and television ...

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Fruit fly 'spineless' gene studied

New York University researchers have discovered a gene that's involved with a fruit fly's antenna development also gives the organism its color vision.

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