Archive: 07/13/2007

Short list announced for $500M lab

Sites in Kansas, Georgia, Mississippi, Texas and North Carolina are being considered as the possible site of a $500 million U.S. Homeland Security research lab.

Jul 13, 2007
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Overweight child removed from home

A mother in northwest England is fighting to get her 8-year-old daughter back after the town council removed the girl because she was extremely overweight.

Jul 13, 2007
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NTT DoCoMo Begins Super 3G Experiment

NTT DoCoMo, Inc. announced today that this month it began testing an experimental Super 3G system for mobile communications. With this experiment, DoCoMo will seek to achieve a downlink transmission rate of 300Mbps over a ...

Jul 13, 2007
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On a wire or in a fiber, a wave is a wave

In an experiment modeled on the classic “Young’s double slit experiment” and published in the journal Nature Nanotechnology, researchers have powerfully reinforced the understanding that surface plasmo ...

Jul 13, 2007
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Californians urged to help reduce spread of Sudden Oak Death

An update on the increased spread of Sudden Oak Death, a plant disease devastating many of California's coastal oak and tanoak trees, and information on what Californians can do to help reduce its spread will be presented ...

Jul 13, 2007
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Chromosome glue repairs damaged DNA

When a strand of DNA breaks in the body's cells, it normally does not take long until it has been repaired. Now researchers at the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet have discovered a new mechanism that helps ...

Jul 13, 2007
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