Archive: 09/11/2005

Professor sues FSU, wants gift back

The inventor of synthetic Taxol reportedly is suing Florida State University for reneging on a deal to create a research center on molecular recognition.

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U.S. EPA finalizes ozone pollution rule

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday is has published rules to guide local governments in reducing ozone pollution.

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Brits hunker down amid wireless sales wars

British cell-phone users appear to be increasingly confused and suspicious about their calling plans as they refuse to take advantage of better offers.

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STEREO spacecraft arrives at NASA Goddard for final testing

The two Solar TErrestrial RElations Observatory (STEREO) spacecraft arrive at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. on Nov. 9 for major testing as they near completion. Set to launch in Spring 2006, STEREO ...

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Red kiwi poised to make a healthy debut

First there was green, then yellow and now red-fleshed kiwifruit. A team of researchers in Italy and New Zealand has found that a newly developed variety of red-fleshed kiwifruit contain anthocyanins, bright red pigments ...

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Bird Calls May Have Meaning

A deep-voiced black-capped chickadee may wonder why other birds ignore it, but there may be a good reason behind the snub, says a University of Alberta study that looked into how the bird responds to calls.

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