Archive: 2/03/2006

Study: Bronze disk is astronomical clock

A mysterious Bronze Age disk has reportedly been identified by a Hamburg, Germany, scientist as being one of the world's first astronomical clocks.

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Physicist Owen Chamberlain dies at 85

Renowned physicist Owen Chamberlain, who shared a Nobel Prize for introducing the world to antimatter, died Tuesday in Berkeley, Calif., at the age of 85.

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Buzz builds for Microsoft Origami debut

The tech community continued speculating about Microsoft's mysterious Origami Project Thursday following announcement of a release date.

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Weighting cancer drugs to make them hit tumors harder

Scientists have devised a blueprint for boosting anti-cancer drugs' effectiveness and lowering their toxicity by attaching the equivalent of a lead sinker onto the drugs. This extra weight makes the drugs penetrate and accumulate ...

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Winning postcards from Venus chosen

Venus, as the goddess of beauty, has been celebrated in art and myth for millennia. Now, The Planetary Society and ESA celebrate the imagined rugged beauty of the planet's natural landscape with the winning entries in the ...

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