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.

Mar 14, 2006
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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.

Mar 14, 2006
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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 ...

Mar 14, 2006
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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' ...

Mar 14, 2006
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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.

Mar 14, 2006
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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.

Mar 14, 2006
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Intel Introduces First Dual-Core Low-Voltage Xeon Processor

Intel Corporation accounsed today its first low-voltage Intel Xeon processor. It is the first low–voltage Intel Xeon processor to combine dual–core technology with Intel’s innovative power management ...

Mar 14, 2006
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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.

Mar 14, 2006
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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.

Mar 14, 2006
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