Archive: 09/06/2005

Nicotine exposure affects food response

Yale University researchers say nicotine exposure in mice can increase their motivation to respond to food for weeks after their last exposure to nicotine. The finding, said the scientists, runs counter to the popular belief ...

Sep 06, 2005
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BellSouth sees $600M in damage

BellSouth said Tuesday damage caused by Hurricane Katrina to its network system could reach between $400 million and $600 million.

Sep 06, 2005
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Online banking interest in U.S. stalls

Worries about security have led to an apparent cooling toward Internet banking in the United States. A new survey from Ipsos Group indicated Tuesday that the number of Americans who use online banking hit a plateau during ...

Sep 06, 2005
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Ericsson launches automatic configuration

Ericsson launched Tuesday its automatic device configuration, which will allow operators to identify which devices are being used by a cell phone.

Sep 06, 2005
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Red-tape cuts for Gulf Coast telecoms

Federal regulators have been cutting red tape in order to speed the recovery of the communications network in the storm-ravaged Gulf Coast.

Sep 06, 2005
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Improving picture for high definition television

By the end of this year there will be 28.6 million high-definition television sets in homes worldwide, according to HDTV, a new research report published today by Informa Telecoms & Media. By 2010 that number will be more ...

Sep 06, 2005
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TOM Online, Skype form JV in China

Chinese wireless Internet company TOM Online and Skype, a popular Web site enabling free phone calls, announced the formation of a joint venture in China.

Sep 06, 2005
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Salinity of northeast U.S. water increases

Scientists say northeastern U.S. surface water might become toxic for freshwater marine life and unfit for human consumption within 100 years.

Sep 06, 2005
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Human tissue to be made from stem cells

University of Liverpool researchers reportedly are striving to make human tissue grown from stem cells available for transplant within four years.

Sep 06, 2005
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Study: Martian volcanoes might be active

British scientists say fields of volcanic cones discovered at the North Pole of Mars suggest the Red Planet might still be geologically active.

Sep 06, 2005
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Kazaa hit by file-sharing crackdown

Following in the footsteps of the U.S. courts, an Australian federal judge Monday ruled against the file-swapping network Kazaa for making it easier for Web users to download copyrighted music, but he denied allegations by ...

Sep 06, 2005
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Deep Impact Adds Color to Unfolding Comet Picture

Painting by the numbers is a good description of how scientists create pictures of everything from atoms in our bodies to asteroids and comets in our solar system. Researchers involved in NASA's Deep Impact ...

Sep 06, 2005
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