Archive: 02/16/2006

Hi-tech golfwear to jump in sales

Hi-tech golfwear will drive golf equipment sales to $6.7 billion by 2010, according to a new market research report.

Feb 16, 2006
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New Clues in the Plant Mating Mystery

New data suggest that molecular communication between the plant sexes--specifically the pollen of males and pistils of females--is more complicated than originally thought. Plants, like animals, avoid inbreeding ...

Feb 16, 2006
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Einstein Equations

Throughout the years mathematicians and physicists have been finding various solutions to Einstein’s equations. These solutions have helped scientists better understand the nature of our cosmos, as well develop ...

Feb 16, 2006 feature
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Researchers developing better wheat

Eighteen universities across the United States are combining desirable genes from different varieties of wheat to make better and more competitive varieties.

Feb 16, 2006
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Pledge to cut hunger called empty promise

A Cornell University world hunger expert says a 1990 pledge by nearly 200 nations to cut worldwide hunger in half by 2015 was an empty pledge.

Feb 16, 2006
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America's favorite pastime: Web surfing?

Jolene Troup finds herself surfing the Web during her downtime at work, whether it be checking her online banking statement or her Myspace mail to playing games or reading up on course descriptions on her school's ...

Feb 16, 2006
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Parkes telescope finds new kind of star

An international team of astronomers using CSIRO’s Parkes radio telescope in eastern Australia has found a new kind of cosmic object.

Feb 16, 2006
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New understanding of DNA repair

A mechanism by which genes are repaired has been described in detail for the first time. This new understanding may, in the long term, provide the scientific foundation upon which therapies to treat genetic diseases or cancers ...

Feb 16, 2006
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Early human walking is studied

Arizona State University scientists studying fossilized anklebones have concluded our early ancestors walked with a rather unsteady gait.

Feb 16, 2006
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New memory storage devices on horizon with award-winning work

A University of Houston student's award-winning research in solid state physics may one day provide faster, more efficient access to data, music and movies in such hand-held devices as MP3 players and cellular phones.

Feb 16, 2006
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