Archive: 1/07/2005

Glaciers feeding Ganges may melt down

Indian scientists say carbon dioxide and other emissions will cause the melt down of glaciers feeding the Ganges River before the century's end.

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Lake Tahoe Clarity Improved Slightly in 2004

The waters of Lake Tahoe were clear to an average depth of 73.6 feet in 2004, according to UC Davis scientists who have monitored the lake since 1968. That is a slight improvement from 2003, when the lake's waters were clear ...

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Bacteria Take the Path of Least Resistance

Findings may lead to new nano-devices and understanding of infection Researchers have reported new information about how certain bacteria propel themselves from one place to another. Insight into bacterial micro-movement ...

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The World Year of Physics: 2005

Exactly 100 years ago (on June 30, 1905), a 26-year-old patent clerk named Albert Einstein published an strange research paper about a principle he called relativity -- and gave us a whole new way to think about light, matter, ...

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HP Adds iPod shuffle to Digital Music Player Lineup

Rounding out its lineup of digital music players, HP today added the Apple iPod shuffle from HP. HP is offering two models: the $99.99 512 megabyte version, which holds up to 120 songs, and the $129.99 1 gigabyte version, ...

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iRobot Introduces PackBot Explorer Robot

iRobot has introduced the iRobot PackBot Explorer, a new addition to iRobot's combat-proven line of PackBot robots. With new intelligent surveillance equipment, including three cameras, and greater flexibility to customize ...

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July 13 set for Discovery space launch

NASA has set July 13 as the Discovery shuttle launch date, the first U.S. space flight since the 2003 Columbia disaster. Commander Eileen Collins and her crew are scheduled for a 3:51 p.m. EDT liftoff.

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Green tea unlikely to reduce cancer risk

The evidence that green tea may reduce risk of some cancers is weak and its unlikely to cut cancer risk, U.S. Federal Drug Administration officials said.

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