Archive: 02/10/2006

E-waste in trash prohibited in California

It is illegal in California to place most consumer electronics, such as computers and televisions, as well as fluorescent bulbs and batteries in the trash.

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No stem-cell misconduct by Pa. researcher

A University of Pittsburgh panel has ruled that a biologist committed no scientific misconduct involving fraudulent South Korean cloning research.

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Researcher Finds Ancient Science and Math Are Timely

Two UC Davis researchers are cracking both the hieroglyphic code and cultural and mathematical understandings behind a 5,000-year calendar that is still used today in Mexico and Central America.

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Making Sense of Plant Smells

A trip to the neighborhood florist is proof positive that flowers have an array of scents to pique our senses, but researchers are also investigating the myriad other functions of these aromas--known to scientists ...

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International Space Station weekly report

After an almost six-hour spacewalk last week, the crew began the week with a little time off; then returned to science investigations, routine maintenance and equipment tests.

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Mobile remittance gains ground in the Philippines

Rod Durmiendo is a software developer in Manila, and like many Filipinos, he sends money back home to family members living outside of the capital. In Durmiendo's case, he sends money to his brother in the southern city of ...

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Nano World: Nanotubes arrayed on sapphire

Crystalline sapphire could help steer carbon nanotubes into orderly rows to create transistors and flexible electronics with, experts told UPI's Nano World.

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Wireless World: 'The Thumbdance Channel'

You've heard of the "Sundance Channel," the independent movie network on cable TV founded by Robert Redford. Someday you may be hearing more about the "Thumbdance Channel" and other mobile-phone nets, from FreemantleMedia, ...

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