Archive: 03/08/2006

DNA: Yes, Snuppy is definitely a clone

Seoul National University scientists investigating the work of disgraced cloning pioneer Woo Suk Hwang have found Snuppy is a genuine cloned dog.

Mar 08, 2006
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The Strange Case of the Disappearing Quasiparticles

In the “standard model” of condensed matter physics, elementary energy carriers are called quasiparticles. Understanding when and how these energy carriers fail to perform their mission opens doors to new ...

Mar 08, 2006
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MIT tool may reveal architectural past

A computer design tool originally created for animation may soon unlock the secrets of the structure of ancient cathedrals, according to MIT Assistant Professor John Ochsendorf of architecture.

Mar 08, 2006
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Study nixes hog waste alternatives

A $17.3 million study in North Carolina seeking alternatives to open-air ponds used to treat hog farm waste has ended without success.

Mar 08, 2006
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Toshiba and Canon Announce SED Flat-Panel TVs Launch Plan

Toshiba Corporation and Canon Inc. today announced that they will start the first stage of mass production of SED panels in July 2007 and launch SED TVs in the 4Q of calendar year 2007. SED, the Surface-conduction Electron-emitter ...

Mar 08, 2006
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Largest air pollution study is released

A study published Wednesday suggests fine particulate air pollution spikes increase cardiovascular and respiratory hospitalizations across the United States.

Mar 08, 2006
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U.S. officials to expand bird flu testing

Federal officials, worried migrating birds might bring bird flu to North America, reportedly plan to significantly increase testing of wild birds.

Mar 08, 2006
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