Archive: 2/03/2006

'Bringing together the best in Europe'

With the planned formation of a "European Institute of Technology" announced last week, the EU hopes to bring European innovation and knowledge back into the global picture. The institute, which is planned to be built by ...

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The Evolution Of Right And Left Handedness

A study from the April issue of Current Anthropology explores the evolution of handedness, one of few firm behavioral boundaries separating humans from other animals. "The predominant right-handedness of humans has been noted ...

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Foam Issues Still Dog Shuttle Launch

Potential problems with the insulating foam covering the main fuel tank continue to occupy a great deal of time for and attention by NASA's space shuttle mission managers enough so that the orbiter's prospects for launch ...

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Ecosystem In Suspended Animation

Deeply buried ocean sediments may house populations of tiny organisms that have extremely low maintenance energy needs and population turnover rates of anywhere from 200 to 2,000 years, according to an international team ...

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Early Andean maize is unearthed

Archaeologists say they've found evidence that ancient Peruvians grew maize more than a millennium earlier than previously thought.

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Group: Don't rebury Hawaiian artifacts

Artifacts found in a Hawaiian lava tube should be put on display and studied, not buried, a group of native Hawaiians said Thursday.

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Budget divides Indian IT down the middle

A day after the local IT hardware industry uncorked the bubbly for receiving unprecedented sops from the Indian 2006 Budget that gave local manufacturing a fillip, it appears that it would have the spend the next few months ...

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