Archive: 12/20/2005

Science association applauds ID ruling

The executive publisher of the journal Science Tuesday applauded a federal judge's decision concerning teaching of "intelligent design."

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Study: Unfamiliar voice-overs are best

Research by the University of Washington and Rice University suggest TV commercials featuring unfamiliar celebrity voice-overs are the most effective.

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Duke Chemist's Lab Steady Source of 'Nanotube' Advances

"Nanotubes" grown in the busy laboratory of associate chemistry professor Jie Liu were crucial to IBM scientists' recent announcements of a new source of light emissions. Liu's lab is also working with a California ...

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Breaking the silence online

A website that allows sex partners to inform each other about their sexual health has been launched in Los Angeles.

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Scientists narrow time limits for human, chimp split

A team of researchers has proposed new limits on the time when the most recent common ancestor of humans and their closest ape relatives – the chimpanzees – lived. Scientists at Arizona State University ...

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Researchers extend Einstein's work

A University of Queensland research team has celebrated the end of the Einstein International Year of Physics by developing a ground-breaking theory based on work originated by the great scientist.

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Record year for meteorite recovery in Canada

The discovery of four new meteorites in 2005 makes it a record-setting year for recovering rocks from outer space in Canada and also confirms a University of Calgary scientist’s belief that an extraordinary ...

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Permafrost may nearly disappear by 2100

The National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colo., says global warming may destroy most permafrost across the Northern Hemisphere.

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