Archive: 04/17/2006

NASA names more Ambassadors Of Exploration

Christopher Kraft and Eugene Kranz have been named to the list of NASA's first generation of explorers honored as Ambassadors of Exploration.

Apr 17, 2006
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Calls for greater tech openness rise

Greater openness is needed to boost innovation in the computer software industry and economic growth worldwide, a research group reported Monday.

Apr 17, 2006
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Microsoft subpoenaed by AMD in Intel suit

Microsoft is the latest company to be subpoenaed by chip maker Advanced Micro Devices for its antitrust lawsuit against rival Intel Corp.

Apr 17, 2006
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Study: Consumers accept personalization technology

Although they have concerns about privacy, consumers believe that personalization technology – such as direct-mail marketing and filling out forms on Web sites – is here to stay, according to a research project conducted ...

Apr 17, 2006
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People influence us -- we don't realize it

Yale University scientists say how people express their views exerts a contagious, strong influence on other people, often without them even realizing it.

Apr 17, 2006
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Male opinions of paternity issues studied

University of Oklahoma researchers say U.S. men involved in paternity disputes are more often right when they strongly believe a child is theirs.

Apr 17, 2006
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China attracting those needing organs

China reportedly is attracting hundreds of Americans and other foreigners desperately in need of organ transplants, raising some ethical questions.

Apr 17, 2006
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Crystal Sieves, Born Anew

The porous, sieve-like minerals known as zeolites have been used for decades in purifiers, filters and other devices. Yet creating and refining a new type of zeolite is still a matter of sophisticated trial ...

Apr 17, 2006
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Prominent U.S. Physicists Send Letter to President Bush

Thirteen of the nation’s most prominent physicists have written a letter to President Bush, calling U.S. plans to reportedly use nuclear weapons against Iran “gravely irresponsible” and warning that such action would ...

Apr 17, 2006
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Research Shatters Voting Pattern Stereotypes

New research by Andrew Gelman, professor of statistics and political science, reveals that voting preference or political party affiliation of U.S. states are not simply tied to income levels.

Apr 17, 2006
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