Archive: 22/02/2006

Researcher simluate characteristics of planetary cores

University of Minnesota researchers Renata Wentzcovitch and Koichiro Umemoto and Philip B. Allen of Stony Brook University have modeled the properties of rocks at the temperatures and pressures likely to exist at the cores ...

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Universities diffused internet technology in mid-1990s

Universities played a unique role in the diffusion of Internet technology in the mid-1990s, according to a paper published in the March issue of the International Journal of Industrial Organization.

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Bureau of Land Management is criticized

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is being accused of focusing on oil drilling and ignoring the affect such drilling might have on wildlife.

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Pandemic-flu education goes mobile

University of Illinois researchers have developed the first interactive tool to educate the public about pandemic flu via the mobile phone.

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Canadian medical journal editors are fired

The Canadian Medical Association has fired two of the leading editors of its peer-reviewed journal, reportedly in a dispute over editorial independence.

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Now you see it, now you don't

Some stars emit radio waves fairly steadily, while some compact neutron stars flash like beacons in the sky. But others brighten and dim erratically, without any discernible pattern to the outbursts, according to Maura McLaughlin ...

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Computing with Enzymes

Computers are really very simply put together. They only understand two responses: yes or no, expressed as 1 or 0 in binary. Using logic operations, this can be used to program calculations and their results. Biological systems ...

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