Archive: 02/22/2006

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.

Feb 22, 2006
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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.

Feb 22, 2006
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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.

Feb 22, 2006
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The Web: Dialup not as dead as disco, yet

Is dialup Internet access, so to say, as dead as disco? Or does it still have a few smooth moves left? The conventional wisdom is that broadband is overtaking good old modems as the preferred access choice of online consumers. ...

Feb 22, 2006
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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 ...

Feb 22, 2006
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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 ...

Feb 22, 2006
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Pear-shaped particles probe big-bang mystery

A University of Sussex-led team of scientists is ahead in the race to solve one of the biggest mysteries of our physical world: why the Universe contains the matter that we're made of.

Feb 22, 2006
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Japan sends infrared satellite into orbit

Japan Wednesday morning launched into space an infrared astronomical satellite that will be used to create a database on the entire universe.

Feb 22, 2006
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