Archive: 03/14/2006

Study: Running with friends is better

Princeton University scientists say they've determined exercising in groups, rather than alone, produces better results and is better for the brain.

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Nanotechnology brings brain recovery in sight

Rodents blinded by a severed tract in their brains' visual system had their sight partially restored within weeks, thanks to a tiny biodegradable scaffold invented by MIT bioengineers and neuroscientists.

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Record-breaking detector may aid nuclear inspections

Scientists at the Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have designed and demonstrated the world's most accurate gamma ray detector, which is expected to be useful eventually ...

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Web site shows search censorship in different countries

Search engines might be created with the intent to give all users equal access to the same information, but a Web site created by researchers at the Indiana University School of Informatics visualizes how some countries' ...

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Coral may help block virus replication

McGill University scientists say they've discovered a small molecule in coral that can be used to block the replication of certain viruses.

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Ancient Phoenician city not destroyed

The ancient Phoenician city Motya, believed destroyed by ancient Greeks, has been found to have been inhabited long after that supposed event.

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Arctic global warming may be irreversible

Scientists, noting sea ice in the Arctic has failed to form for the second consecutive winter, fear global warming may be irreversible in polar areas.

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Stardust Findings May Alter View of Comet Formation

Samples from comet Wild 2 have surprised scientists, indicating the formation of at least some comets may have included materials ejected by the early sun to the far reaches of the solar system.

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