Archive: 03/07/2006

Americans don't expect healthcare reform

A Wall Street Journal-Harris Interactive healthcare poll suggests most Americans don't trust the Bush administration to reform the U.S. healthcare system.

Mar 07, 2006
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Oldest case of impacted wisdom teeth found

The earliest recorded case of impacted wisdom teeth belongs to the renowned "Magdalenian Girl," a nearly complete 13,000- to 15,000-year-old skeleton excavated in France in 1911and acquired by The Field Museum ...

Mar 07, 2006
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Computer Science Professor Wins Oscar

And the Oscar goes to … Professor Demetri Terzopoulos! Terzopoulos, a status-only professor in computer science and electrical and computer engineering, walked the red carpet and received a technical ach ...

Mar 07, 2006
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Scientists warn of a Vesuvius eruption

U.S. and Italian scientists are warning the next eruption of Mount Vesuvius might be significantly more deadly than Italian authorities expect.

Mar 07, 2006
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Synthesis of Nanomaterials Leads to National Technology Award

Innovative research in the College of Engineering at the University of Arkansas has led to a local company receiving a national technology award. Frost & Sullivan honored NanoMech LLC for its nanostructured, cubic boron nitride ...

Mar 07, 2006
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Bottle feeding and obesity

Bottle-fed babies who graduate to solid food too early could be storing up weight problems for years to come.

Mar 07, 2006
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Study: humans are still evolving

Even as controversy continues over the theory of evolution, scientists say they've found the strongest evidence yet that humans are still evolving.

Mar 07, 2006
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Braxada launched as world wireless conduit

RadioShack and three other companies have formed a new commercial alliance that will serve as a worldwide retail supplier of wireless handsets.

Mar 07, 2006
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Research reveals hidden magnetism in superconductivity

While studying a compound made of the elements cerium- rhodium-indium, researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have discovered that a magnetic state can coexist with ...

Mar 07, 2006
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Nano World: Twin-barreled nano-eyedropper

Devices resembling crosses between eyedroppers and double-barreled shotguns only nanometers or billionths of a meter wide can create droplets 10 times smaller than a red blood cell for use as chemical reactors, experts told ...

Mar 07, 2006
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Briefs: High hopes for wireless TV at CeBIT

Linking television and wireless technology will be one of the biggest issues to be examined at one of the world's biggest technology conferences.

Mar 07, 2006
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