Archive: 07/05/2006

A Surprise about Our Body Clock

The first gene known to control the internal clock of humans and other mammals works much differently than previously believed, according to a study by Utah and Michigan researchers.

Jul 05, 2006
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Nothing but first-class seats at the movies

Invisible, but audible, is the latest attraction at the Bavaria Film Studios near Munich. The "4D cinema experience" is the second movie theater in Germany to have departed from conventional multi-channel sound. ...

Jul 05, 2006
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Tech File: HD Radio

Most radio listeners can't turn on the radio these days without hearing a commercial about this new finagled thing called HD Radio. While the commercials may peak curiosity, they don't tell much about what HD Radio is, so ...

Jul 05, 2006
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D.C. aims to go wireless citywide

The spread of wireless access throughout the entire D.C. metro area is under way. The nation's capital has always had the infrastructure for this sort of project but hasn't taken advantage of the capabilities, according to ...

Jul 05, 2006
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Nano World: Nanomagnets in chips, antenna

Magnetic particles only nanometers or billionths of a meter wide promise to help electronics continue to pack ever closer together for more powerful microchips and other devices, experts told UPI's Nano World.

Jul 05, 2006
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Study: Birds going extinct at faster rate

U.S. scientists say human activities have caused some 500 bird species worldwide to become extinct since the year 1500 and the rate is rising.

Jul 05, 2006
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Life Cycle of Operons Yields New Look at Bacterial Genetics

In a breakthrough that will immediately benefit biologists who study bacteria, and could in the future have bearing on the advancement of synthetic biology, a team of researchers has determined the life cycle ...

Jul 05, 2006
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