Archive: 03/15/2007

Tiny, spontaneous gene mutations may boost autism risk

Tiny gene mutations, each individually rare, pose more risk for autism than had been previously thought, suggests a study funded in part by the National Institute of Mental Health, a component of the National Institutes of ...

Mar 15, 2007
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A Laptop Circle of Trust

Laptop computers are quickly becoming standard-issue equipment for enterprise workforces across the globe, but the productivity gained from this added mobility comes at a price: increased exposure to theft, loss and damage.

Mar 15, 2007
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AMD Talks Up 'Small-Form' Desktops

The world's second-largest chip maker is at the CeBIT show in Germany to drum up support for DTX, its open-standard specification for small-form-factor desktops. Advanced Micro Devices is working to shrink the size of the ...

Mar 15, 2007
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'Plug and Play' Source of Single Photons

A research group in the UK has crafted a source of single photons – photons emitted one by one – with a convenience and ease of use they liken to “plug and play” computer hardware devices. This is a ...

Mar 15, 2007 feature
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New species declared: Clouded leopard on Borneo and Sumatra

Scientists have discovered that the clouded leopard found on the islands of Borneo and Sumatra is an entirely new species of cat. The secretive rainforest animal was originally thought to be the same species ...

Mar 15, 2007
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A case of mistaken identity for the Ivory-billed Woodpecker?

Video evidence that an extinct woodpecker is alive and well in Arkansas, USA may prove to be a case of mistaken identity. Research published today in the open access journal BMC Biology shows how fleeting images ...

Mar 15, 2007
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