Archive: 02/12/2007

New drink draws criticism

Connecticut's attorney general has opened an investigation into the calorie-burning claims of a caffeinated drink from the Coca-Cola and Nestle companies.

Feb 12, 2007
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ILC Physics: The Analysis Has Already Begun

For the proposed International Linear Collider, physicists are trying to both design the most precise calorimeter ever and still be able to afford it. A calorimeter measures the energy of particles in a detector, ...

Feb 12, 2007
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Long-term marijuana smoking leads to respiratory complaints

Long-term exposure to marijuana smoke is linked to many of the same health problems as tobacco smoke, such as increased respiratory symptoms like cough, phlegm and wheeze, according to a new study by researchers at Yale School ...

Feb 12, 2007
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Researchers Create Tiny, Self-Propelled Devices

North Carolina State University scientists have figured out a method to supply microscopic devices with enough energy to not only allow them to propel themselves through liquid – a difficult function in its own right – ...

Feb 12, 2007
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Comets Clash at Heart of Helix Nebula

A bunch of rowdy comets are colliding and kicking up dust around a dead star, according to new observations from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. The dead star lies at the center of the much-photographed Helix ...

Feb 12, 2007
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HP Unveils iPAQ 500 Smartphone

HP today introduced the latest HP iPAQ device, a sleek and small smartphone that delivers a flexible wireless email experience for business customers through convenient voice control and hands-free operation.

Feb 12, 2007
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