Archive: 20/09/2005

Stem- cell research ethics revision urged

University of California-San Francisco scientists are urging a revision of stem-cell research ethics in advance of using the procedure to treat disease.

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Orbiter's Long Life Helps Scientists Track Changes on Mars

New gullies that did not exist in mid-2002 have appeared on a Martian sand dune. That's just one of the surprising discoveries that have resulted from the extended life of NASA's Mars Global Surveyor, which this month began ...

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Diamonds are a doctor's best friend

British scientists have developed a way of using diamond to help make low-friction medical implants, which could also help reduce infections due to superbugs such as MRSA.

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Tuna off Australia threatened species list

Australian Environment Minister Ian Campbell has reportedly decided to remove the southern bluefin tuna from his nation's threatened species list.

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Brits seek halt to Euro TV rule changes

Britain's IT industry has asked the European Commission to halt its review of broadcast legislation on the grounds proposed changes are premature.

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