Archive: 06/02/2006

Brain changes significantly after age 18, study says

Two Dartmouth researchers are one step closer to defining exactly when human maturity sets in. In a study aimed at identifying how and when a person's brain reaches adulthood, the scientists have learned that, anatomically, ...

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Ames Lab innovation key to a 'lead-free' Europe

Lead has long been recognized as a highly toxic material that can cause brain damage. Its use in paint was banned in 1978 and it was later removed from gasoline to further protect human health. But a burgeoning source – ...

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EC to move on lowering phone roam rates

The European Commission plans to announce legislative steps to lower the roaming charges wireless phones users pay for international calls.

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Antarctic krill provide carbon sink in Southern Ocean

New research on Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba), a shrimp-like animal at the heart of the Southern Ocean food chain, reveals behaviour that shows that they absorb and transfer more carbon from the Earth’s surface than ...

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Green Up: Game time, Day 3

In late January the development team of America's Army, the U.S. Army's free video game for the Mac OS X, Windows and Linux operating systems, arrived in Camp Guernsey for three days of hands-on training and demonstrations ...

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British may teach 'Adam and Eve' theory

The flap concerning the teaching of intelligent design as a scientific concept contradicting Darwin's theory of evolution has spread to Britain.

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