Archive: 09/20/2005

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.

Sep 20, 2005
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Nano World: Nano-tool markets rising

The market for tools used to fabricate emerging nanotechnology could grow from less than $20 million in 2004 to nearly $235 million by 2010, experts told UPI's Nano World.

Sep 20, 2005
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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 thi ...

Sep 20, 2005
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Intel Developing Ultra-Low Power Manufacturing Process

Additional 65nm Process Will Stretch Battery Life of Mobile Devices Intel Corporation is developing an ultra-low power derivative of its high-performance 65 nanometer logic manufacturing process that will enable productio ...

Sep 20, 2005
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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.

Sep 20, 2005
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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.

Sep 20, 2005
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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.

Sep 20, 2005
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Ancient city of Patara uncovered in Turkey

Patara, the ancient Turkish city that housed the Lycian League -- which drafters of the U.S. Constitution used as a model -- is being unearthed.

Sep 20, 2005
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Infineon sees falling mobile, VoIP prices

Equipment costs for mobile phones and potential VoIP systems are decreasing as technology improves, Germany's Infineon has concluded.

Sep 20, 2005
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