Archive: 12/20/2005

Study: Parents key to how we handle stress

A German study examining adolescent to young adult coping styles finds those with coherent parental relationships deal more effectively with stress.

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Bollywood set to embrace digital cinema

While studios and theater owners in Hollywood fight over who pays for the expensive computer-based projection systems for digital screening of movies, digital cinema distribution is the new technological revolution that is ...

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Fruit fly studies help explain human heart

Researchers at The Burnham Institute for Medical Research in San Diego have obtained detailed insights into the early formation of the human heart.

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Physics: Hunting the Penguin During BaBar's Long Run

BaBarians are hot on the trail of penguins. The BaBar collaboration is hunting for signs of new physics - perhaps supersymmetry, or perhaps the Higgs particle - in 'penguin modes', rare channels of decay from ...

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Understanding Earthquakes

Rensselaer campus regulars may not be aware of it, but earthquakes frequently surge through the basement of the Jonsson Engineering Center, the seemingly placid engineering building overlooking the school’s ...

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3Com launches corporate 'guest' wireless

A system that allows visitors to large office buildings to instantly log on to the firm's wireless network has been unveiled by 3Com Corp.

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How nanotubes enter cells

Scientists worldwide are teasing apart the precise mechanisms behind how tubes of carbon only nanometers or billionths of a meter wide enter cells, findings that researchers could employ to help these nanotubes deliver medicines ...

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Hunt for rare woodpecker continues

Bird experts and volunteers are searching the swampy forests of eastern Arkansas, looking for the chance to photograph the rare ivory-billed woodpecker.

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Study: No U.S. engineering gap

At least one study is refuting reports that China and India graduate more than eight times the number of engineers than does the United States.

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