Archive: 14/02/2006

Japan's law to favor online shoppers

Shopping online is not only convenient, but it also allows consumers to buy products beyond borders easily. So it is easy enough for those living in one country to buy the product of another, assuming that they are willing ...

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Study: Southern kids are sicker than most

A University of Florida study suggests children living in the South are up to three times more likely to battle poor health than other U.S. children.

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Samsung Develops Ultra-fast Graphics Memory

Samsung Electronics announced that it has developed the world’s fastest graphics memory - a GDDR4 graphics DRAM chip with much faster processing than an earlier version that Samsung led the industry in prototyping only ...

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Cassini cameras spot powerful new lightning storm on Saturn

Following the recent detection of Saturnian radio bursts by NASA's Cassini spacecraft that indicated a rare and powerful atmospheric storm, Cassini imaging scientists have spotted the storm in an unlikely fashion: they looked ...

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Britain fights disposable 'nappies'

Local officials across Britain are offering incentives to parents who stop using disposable diapers, or "nappies," that are swamping landfill sites.

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Scientists to perfect the perfect rose

David Murdock, owner of the Dole Food Co. -- North America's largest marketer and importer of cut flowers -- is seeking the "perfect" rose.

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Experts question generic bird flu vaccine

A bird flu vaccine ordered by the British government in an effort to prevent a pandemic may be ineffective, The Times of London reported Tuesday.

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New British egg donation rules expected

British women will soon be allowed to donate eggs for cloning experiments that promise new therapies for diseases, The Times of London reported Tuesday.

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