Archive: 06/15/2006

Beetle spawns new material

The Namib Desert, one of the driest regions in the world, gets less than half an inch of rain per year. But early in the morning, a light fog drifts over the desert, offering the plants and animals living in ...

Jun 15, 2006
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First picture of wild Borneo rhino taken

The World Wildlife Fund says the first-ever picture of a rhino in the wild on the island of Borneo has been taken using a motion-triggered camera trap.

Jun 15, 2006
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Report says U.S. ERs in crisis

The Institute of Medicine in Washington says the U.S. emergency care system is fragmented and severely compromised in its ability to handle disasters.

Jun 15, 2006
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Cocaine cravings are studied

U.S. scientists say they have found the brain chemistry that underlies "cue-induced" craving in cocaine addicts.

Jun 15, 2006
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Web sites get cool with Ajax or die

By this time next year, Web sites not developed using the Ajax technique "will simply not be cool enough to use," an Internet analyst said Tuesday.

Jun 15, 2006
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Study: lice resistant to chemical solution

Researchers in Wales say over-the-counter remedies for lice aren't as effective as the insects have begun to mutate and are becoming immune.

Jun 15, 2006
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