Archive: 08/10/2005

Are hurricanes increasing? Ask a Georgia Pine tree

Centuries of hurricane records have been discovered in the rings of southeastern US pine trees. This arboreal archive may contain critical information about how the Atlantic hurricane factory responds over the long term to ...

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Study Indicates Global Warming Trend

Summers are getting sunnier in Oregon, according to evidence presented today by University of Oregon physicists during the 2005 Solar World Congress in Orlando. The study is a first step toward testing and refining regional ...

Aug 10, 2005 5 / 5 (4) 0

Complete Sequence of Rice Genome Announced

The World's Most Important Food Crop Yields Its Genetic Secrets The journal Nature in a featured article today proclaimed the completion of the rice genome by the Plant Genome Initiative at Rutgers (PGIR) and other memb ...

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Tough new probe developed for nanotechnologists

Since the invention of the atomic force microscope (AFM) in 1986 by Nobel laureate Gerd Binnig, the tool has been employed to advance the science of materials in many ways, from nanopatterning (dip-pen nanolithography) to ...

Aug 10, 2005 4 / 5 (1) 0

The Web: Founder sales flourishing

During the late 1990s and into 2000, every Internet entrepreneur had the same dream: Start an online company and launch an Initial Public Offering on Wall Street a year or two later, becoming fabulously wealthy in the process. ...

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First triple asteroid system found

One of the thousands of asteroids orbiting the sun has been found to have a mini planetary system of its own. University of California, Berkeley, assistant research astronomer Franck Marchis and his collea ...

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Midsummer's Dream Galaxies

What does the galaxy in which we live look like? It is almost certain that we will never be able to send a probe out of our Milky Way to take a snapshot, in the same way as the first satellites could do t ...

Aug 10, 2005 1.7 / 5 (3) 0