Archive: 11/04/2006

People don't always want bigger and better

Marketing scientists from Indiana, Northwestern and New York universities say some people don't seek products marketed as better or more effective.

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No More Broken Antennas at the Carwash

Imagine a trip to the carwash without that feeling of panic when you realize you’ve left your radio antenna up. That worry could become a thing of the past thanks to a new, flexible material developed by University of Maryland ...

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2006 Webby Awards nominees released

Top blogs and podcasts will be decided at this year's 10th Annual Webby Awards on May 9. The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences released Tuesday its nominations for this year's awards, which honors excellence ...

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Wedding ring use studied by psychologist

A University of Alberta psychologist says people who don't wear wedding rings are more neglectful of children compared with people who do wear rings.

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Gender-changing fish are studied

A University of New Hampshire scientist is trying to determine what causes sex reversals among black sea bass and how to prevent it.

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La Niña could make spring a bumpy ride

The current La Niña-controlled weather patterns have the potential to produce additional severe weather like what has hit Indiana, the Midwest and the South during the past couple of weeks, said state climatologist Dev Niyogi.

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