Archive: 07/12/2005

Letting the spin loose

A team of scientists at the Weizmann Institute of Science has recently demonstrated conclusively that, in very specific circumstances, spin can become separated from charge and progress independently down a wire Two properties of an elec ...

Jul 12, 2005
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Metals take a walk

Scientists in the Organic Chemistry Department of the Weizmann Institute of Science have caught a glimpse of platinum-based complexes 'walking' a path to their destinations Do metal complexes casually stroll around certain ...

Jul 12, 2005
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A solution on paper

Weizmann Institute scientist develops a process that one day may yield a solution to the global wastepaper glut One wouldn't expect paper to be a major source of pollution: after all, it's made from wood, which in nature ...

Jul 12, 2005
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Scientists study music hallucinations

Psychiatrists at St. Cadoc's Hospital in Wales have issued the largest case-series study ever published concerning musical hallucinations.

Jul 12, 2005
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MIT starts second wireless revolution

Technology being developed at MIT promises to pave the way for the next generation of wireless networks, saving consumers hundreds of billions of dollars over the next 20 years.

Jul 12, 2005
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Good Connections Are Everything

Max Planck Scientists discover unusual dynamic properties of activity patterns on scale-free networks The biosphere contains many scale-free networks. Prominent examples are provided by the functional net ...

Jul 12, 2005
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Curry spice found to fight cancer

Turmeric, a spice that is a key ingredient in Indian curry dishes, contains a potent cancer-fighting agent, the New York Daily News reported Tuesday.

Jul 12, 2005
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Researchers examine Earth's mysteries with Ingenuity funds

Sometimes 'eureka moments' for innovative science projects can come just as easily over pizza as they do while peering into a microscope. Such is the case with Dr. Dil Joseph, a University of Alberta Department of Electrical and ...

Jul 12, 2005
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Networking: A new world of work

A new world of work is emerging, as networks enable employees to collaborate in ad-hoc teams assembled for specific projects. New collaboration software, developed by Microsoft and others, enables information workers to read, ...

Jul 12, 2005
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Sloan 2 Will Map The Universe, The Milky Way And Dark Energy

Dr. Richard Kron, director of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, announced a new undertaking that will complete the largest survey of the universe. This survey will add new partners and undertake new research missions, and will ...

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Canine genome is studied in Britain

Some dog breeds are more susceptible to particular diseases than others and British scientists want to identify their genetic predisposition.

Jul 12, 2005
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