Archive: 12/05/2005

AWACSS Hunts Hormones and Pesticides in Drinking Water

Siemens has developed a new portable analysis system for detecting harmful substances in bodies of water. As reported in the latest issue of the company’s research magazine "Pictures of the Future", the suitcase-sized ...

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Atmosphere may cleanse itself better than previously thought

A research team from Purdue University and the University of California, San Diego has found that the Earth’s atmosphere may be more effective at cleansing itself of smog and other damaging hydrocarbons than was once ...

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Researchers reveal secrets of snake flight

It seems size does matters after all. But for flying snakes, smaller is better, according to University of Chicago researchers. In the May 15, 2005, issue of the Journal of Experimental Biology, scientists described the ...

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Microsoft Releases Windows Mobile 5.0

In a packed hall of developers and industry partners at Microsoft® Mobile & Embedded DevCon 2005, Microsoft Corp.'s annual mobile and embedded developers conference, Bill Gates, chairman and chief software architect of Microsoft, ...

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Borneo - the most species-rich area in the world!

Scientists map the world for nature conservation For years, experts have been calling for an improved database that would enable them to develop more effective global nature conservation strategies. Botanists at the University ...

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