Archive: 11/19/2008

Scientists Sequence Woolly-Mammoth Genome

( -- Scientists at Penn State are leaders of a team that is the first to report the genome-wide sequence of an extinct animal, according to Webb Miller, professor of biology and of computer science ...

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Coming Soon: Improved Lithium Ion Batteries?

( -- Rechargeable lithium ion batteries provide portable devices that require a lot of energy, such as mobile telephones, digital cameras, and notebook computers, with power. However, their capacity, and thus ...

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Report finds extensive use of illicit alcohol

The consumption of illicit or noncommercial alcohol is widespread in many countries worldwide and contributes significantly to the global burden of disease, according to a new report released today by the International Center ...

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