Archive: 05/05/2005

Researchers discover new longer-living flower

Penn State researchers have discovered a new flower that lives longer than an ordinary one. Named Elegance Silver by the researchers, the plant could be the Superman of the flower world.

May 05, 2005
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Earth lightens up

After 30 years of dimming, the planet's surface is brightening, an international collaboration concludes this week in Science magazine Earth's surface has been getting brighter for more than a decade, a reversal from a dim ...

May 05, 2005
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Cancer exploits the body's wound-healing process

Scientists have known for the last decade that a link exists between wound healing and cancer. For instance, in a 1994 experiment at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, chickens infected with a cancer virus developed ...

May 05, 2005
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Sharpest ever global Earth map

The most detailed portrait ever of the Earth's land surface is being created with ESA's Envisat environmental satellite. The GLOBCOVER project aims at producing a global land cover map to a resolution three ...

May 05, 2005
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Hats Off to Space Day From NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope

NASA salutes Space Day, observed this year on May 5, with a new dramatic image of the Sombrero galaxy. Space Day, held the first Thursday each May, is designed to inspire the next generation of explorers. T ...

May 05, 2005
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Sprint And Intel To Explore WiMAX Broadband Technologies

Sprint and Intel Corporation today announced an agreement to engage in joint efforts to advance the development of IEEE standards-based 802.16e WiMAX mobile technology, which can provide high capacity wireless broadband cove ...

May 05, 2005
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TI Introduces Digital Media Processor

Texas Instruments Inc. (TI) announces that it is working with Microsoft on future versions of the Windows Mobile-based Portable Media Center Software Kit, enabling manufacturers to develop Portable Media Centers with TI hardware. ...

May 05, 2005
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Protein study finds clues to microbes' survival techniques

When humans gather in communities, they specialize and adapt. Farmers grow crops and raise animals for food based on the area’s climate and soil. Builders fashion structures engineered to keep their inhabitants warm in ...

May 05, 2005
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Physicists detect the undetectable: 'baby' solitary waves

When University at Buffalo theorist Surajit Sen published his prediction that solitary waves, tight bundles of energy that travel without dispersing, could break into smaller, "baby" or secondary solitary waves, experts in ...

May 05, 2005
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Utah Dinosaur Bones Reveal Missing Link in Evolution of Diet

Scientists have discovered a mass graveyard of bird-like feathered dinosaurs in Utah. The previously unknown species provides clues about how vicious meat-eaters related to Velociraptor ultimately evolved into ...

May 05, 2005
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