Archive: 1/02/2006

Study evaluates placebo effectiveness

Harvard Medical School scientists who usually use placebos to test a new treatment's effectiveness have conducted a trial testing placebos.

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Satellite radar reveals ever-changing face of the ocean

Radar satellites such as ESA's Envisat and ERS-2 maintain constant watch on the Earth's surface, their signals able to cut through clouds, rain or darkness. This surveillance extends beyond the land to the 71% of the planet ...

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Twin Rovers Advance Understanding Of Mars

NASA's Mars rovers, Spirit and Opportunity, have been working overtime to help scientists better understand ancient environmental conditions on the red planet. The rovers are also generating excitement about the exploration ...

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Shenzhou VI Orbital Module Works Well 100 Days

The orbital module from China's Shenzhou 6 manned spacecraft has been in normal operation for 100 days, since separating from the re-entry module on Oct 17 last year.

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Fashion meets tech, new era under way

Imagine the ability to convert a belly dancing outfit into a burqa and vice versa, equipped with two servo motors and switch.

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