Archive: 13/12/2004

Scientists Link Greenhouse Gases to Insects and Trees

Insect control and tree planting could greatly affect Earth's greenhouse gases, according to NASA scientists. Greenhouse gasses are in Earth's atmosphere and warm the planet. The scientists presented their findings today ...

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TDK Launches WORM-type LTO Ultrium 3 Data Cartridge

TDK Corporation has developed the D2406W-LTO3, a WORM-type (Write Once Read Many) LTO Ultrium 3 data cartridge for the LTO (Linear Tape-Open) Ultrium format. The new product will go on sale in Japan from December 15. Last ...

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Tunable Windows To Keep Office Secrets

Secrets that zip across offices through wireless computing networks all too easily also zip through office windows into the hands of competitors – now researchers at the University of Warwick have devised a method of producing ...

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Turbulent and Colourful LMC Region Imaged from La Silla

The Tarantula Nebula is one of the most impressive views in the Southern sky. Visible to the unaided eye in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way that is located in the direction of the southern ...

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Historic Himalayan ice dams created huge lakes, mammoth floods

Ice dams across the deepest gorge on Earth created some of the highest-elevation lakes in history. New research shows the most recent of these lakes, in the Himalaya Mountains of Tibet, broke through its ice barrier somewhere ...

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New research: Women like women more than men like men

Even though men are often perceived to be at the top, especially in the corporate world, new gender research from Purdue University shows that men are not generally the preferred gender. This new research shows that when ...

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U. of Colorado research team discovers life in Rock Glacier

A University of Colorado at Boulder research team has discovered evidence of microbial activity in a rock glacier high above tree line in the Rocky Mountains, a barren environment previously thought to be devoid of life. ...

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Method removes MTBE from water

A researcher has discovered an effective way to remove a troubling new pollutant from our nation's water sources. Pratim Biswas, The Stifel and Quinette Jens Professor of Environmental Engineering Science and director of ...

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