Archive: 04/14/2006

Microfluidic Device Tests Fluid Compatibility

The key to a great party is inviting guests who mix well and don't instill tension among their fellow revelers. The key to a great detergent, cosmetic, paint or other complex liquid product is pretty much the ...

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Science experiments teach kids to think

A three-year program in Wisconsin's schools is developing new ways to teach science and critical thinking in kindergarten through 12th grade.

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Qualcomm, DOJ $1.8M settlement

Qualcomm Inc. and Flarion Technologies Inc. agreed to the pay a $1.8 million settlement in civil penalties in a suit filed by the Department of Justice, the companies announced Thursday.

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Could Reducing Global Dimming Mean a Hotter, Dryer World?

Despite concerns over global warming, scientists have discovered something that may have actually limited the impact of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere in recent years by reducing the amount of sunlight ...

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China reports successful face transplant

Doctors in China performed a 14-hour transplant surgery on a 30-year-old man to replace his face, which was mauled by a bear two years ago.

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Carbon cycle was already disrupted millions of years ago

Dutch researcher Yvonne van Breugel analysed rocks from seabeds millions of years old. Carbon occurs naturally in two stable forms; atomic mass 12 (99 percent) and atomic mass 13 (1 percent). Episodes in the Jurassic and ...

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