Archive: 23/01/2006

Norwegian scientist admits more cheating

A Norwegian researcher who started a scandal by admitting fabricating an article in the medical journal The Lancet has admitted additional cheating.

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Australia bans fishing in Sydney Harbor

Commercial fishing has been banned in Sydney Harbor because of high dioxin levels and recreational anglers have been warned not to eat their catch.

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Hurricanes help stop West Nile virus

Hurricanes caused widespread damage last year across southern Louisiana, but they reportedly produced one benefit: they helped stop West Nile virus.

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Pay Cuts Lead To Worker Insomnia

When workers take a pay cut, money is not the only thing that is lost – they may also lose sleep, according to new research.

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NASA Magnetic Field Mission Ends

NASA's Imager for Magnetopause-to-Aurora Global Exploration (IMAGE) satellite recently ceased operations, bringing to a close a successful six-year mission. IMAGE was the premier producer of new discoveries on the structure ...

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More targeted cyber attacks likely in 2006

The latest security report from IBM foresees cybercrime evolving from pervasive global outbreaks to smaller, stealthier attacks targeted at specific organizations for extortion purposes. IBM Global Business Security Index ...

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