Archive: 20/04/2006

Snake with hips most primitive ever found

Scientists in Argentina say they have found a snake with hips and hind legs that provides additional evidence of descent from a land-living lizard.

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Skype joins in self-censoring in China

From the White House to business leaders in Seattle, policymakers and executives across the United States have been rolling out the red carpet for Chinese premier Hu Jintao. But even as the leader of one of the world's fastest-growing ...

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U.S., China cooperate on high-energy physics experiment

With $5 million in new U.S. funding and a $2 million commitment from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Rice University physicists are organizing the joint U.S.-Chinese production of an innovative set of detectors for one of ...

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Easy to use emergency mobile device for people at risk

Mobile phones can save lives in emergencies, but are not widely used among those considered to be most at risk: elderly people and sufferers of age-related and chronic diseases. A new device gives users the benefits of instant ...

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New computer model thinks it's a football coach

It's a cliché in football that every fan thinks he's a coach. Now there's a computer that thinks it's a coach. Indiana University scientist Chuck Bower and two partners have created ZEUS, a computer model of football as ...

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Novel molecular 'signature' marks DNA of embryonic stem cells

A team of scientists announced today a critical step on the path of realizing the promise of embryonic stem (ES) cells for medicine. As described in the April 21 issue of Cell, the researchers have discovered unique molecular ...

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