Archive: 01/14/2006

Study finds fire retardant in Great Lakes

A fire retardant that has been in use for more than 40 years has been found in sediments and in the tissue of fish in some of the Great Lakes.

Jan 14, 2006
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Fewer earthquake fatalities in 2005

There were fewer deaths worldwide in 2005 due to earthquakes, but almost 90,000 casualties were reported, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Jan 14, 2006
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Nano World: Magnet nanostructure for chips

All-magnetic microchips without transistors that could pack more computing power, instantly turn on without need to wait for reboot and change function after they are built could one day develop from a novel device made of ...

Jan 14, 2006
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Molecule dictates how stem cells travel

U.S. researchers have defined a molecule that dictates how blood stem cells travel to the bone marrow and establish blood and immune cell production.

Jan 14, 2006
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Illinois pig part of swine genome project

A pig used for research at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will have its DNA provide the first sequence of the swine genome.

Jan 14, 2006
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ISS crew complete spacewalk upgrade

The U.S. and Russian crew of the Expedition 12 has completed an upgrade to the International Space Station's spacewalk preparation systems.

Jan 14, 2006
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