Archive: 01/23/2006

Networking computers to help combat disease

Last year there were about 350-500 million infections and approximately 1.3 million deaths due to malaria, mainly in the tropics. Malaria is spread by female mosquitoes, which carry protozoan parasites called ...

Jan 23, 2006 5 / 5 (5) 0

Predicting the weather on Titan?

Using recent Cassini, Huygens and Earth-based observations, scientists have been able to create a computer model which explains the formation of several types of ethane and methane clouds on Titan.

Jan 23, 2006 4.6 / 5 (5) 0

Earthquakes Kill Nearly 90,000 In 2005

Although there were fewer deaths worldwide in 2005 due to earthquakes, more than 89,353 casualties were reported, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and confirmed by the United Nations Office for Coordination ...

Jan 23, 2006 3.4 / 5 (9) 0
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