Archive: 01/23/2006

'Precooling' office buildings studied

Purdue University engineers say they've developed a method for "precooling" small office buildings to cut energy costs.

Jan 23, 2006
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Study: Abraham Lincoln may have had ataxia

University of Minnesota scientists say they've found evidence President Abraham Lincoln may have been a victim of a neurological disease called ataxia.

Jan 23, 2006
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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.

Jan 23, 2006
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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.

Jan 23, 2006
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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.

Jan 23, 2006
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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.

Jan 23, 2006
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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 ...

Jan 23, 2006
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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 ...

Jan 23, 2006
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Iran telecom satellite lauch scheduled

Iran is set to launch a satellite this year that will provide telecommunications services and Earth imaging for the Islamic republic.

Jan 23, 2006
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Legal fears halt intelligent design move

A local school board member in Pennsylvania who is an intelligent design advocate says this is not the right time to introduce ID into classrooms.

Jan 23, 2006
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ASU's Nanotech in Society Center hosts launch event

Nanotechnology promises to have a profound impact on society. Defined as science and engineering done at the scale of a billionth of a meter, nanotechnology has been heralded by many scientists, futurists and investors as ...

Jan 23, 2006
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