Archive: 08/23/2005

Anesthetized heroin withdrawal: no benefit

Researchers say they've determined the use of general anesthesia for heroin detoxification offers no benefit when compared with other methods.

Aug 23, 2005
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Ringtones -- and their theft -- on the rise

The mobile-content industry has become a new distribution source for entertainment companies and celebrities who license their music and faces for ringtones and games, fueling a trend that U.S. consumers can't get enough ...

Aug 23, 2005
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Micron Demonstrates Industry's First 4 Gigabyte FBDIMM

Micron Technology, Inc extended its leadership in fully buffered dual in-line memory module (FBDIMM) solutions as the first supplier to demonstrate 4 gigabyte (GB) density FBDIMMs. These FBDIMMs, using 1 gigabit (Gb) DDR2-533 ...

Aug 23, 2005
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"Colony" Computer to Look for a Theory of Theories

Among the new students, faculty and staff arriving at UC Davis this summer is a new resident on campus: COLONY, one of the most powerful computers of its type in the world.

Aug 23, 2005
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Out of sight, out of mind? Not really

By playing a trick on the brain, neuroscientists at MIT's McGovern Institute for Brain Research have discovered one way that humans naturally recognize objects.

Aug 23, 2005
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Deep Impact Mission Update

Ever since Deep Impact's spectacularly successful collision with comet Tempel 1, Principal Investigator Michael A'Hearn and mission colleagues at the University of Maryland and seven other institutions have been working at ...

Aug 23, 2005
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Fermilab's Recycler beams take electron cooling to new heights

After 10 years of preparation, a team at Fermilab has achieved electron cooling at high energy. On 9 July, on the first attempt, the Electron Cooling Group observed the interaction between an 8 GeV antiproton beam and an ...

Aug 23, 2005
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AMD Challenges Intel To A Dual-Core Duel

In the spirit of fair and open competition, AMD issued a challenge to Intel to conduct a head-to-head competition of dual-core x86 server processors. AMD’s proposed dual-core duel in 2005 would be a live, ...

Aug 23, 2005
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Bacteria are key to 'green' plastics, drugs

Trials have begun in Kansas on a "green" production method for succinate, a key ingredient of many plastics, drugs, solvents and food additives. Developed at Rice University, the technology uses a genetically modified form ...

Aug 23, 2005
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Tracking the Riddle of Cosmic Gamma Rays

First simultaneous observation of a gamma-ray burst in the X-ray and in the very high energy gamma ray band. For the first time a gamma-ray burst (GRB) has been observed simultaneously in the X-ray and in the ...

Aug 23, 2005
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Salt production started in ancient China

A Harvard University study reports large-scale salt production occurred in inland China more than 2,000 years ago, the earliest date yet uncovered.

Aug 23, 2005
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Laundry goes cyber

A new Internet tool called LaundryView lets students monitor campus laundry equipment and receive e-mail notifications for availability and cycle completion.

Aug 23, 2005
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Environmentalists sue for Everglades bird

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is being sued by environmental groups concerned with endangered snail kites, hawk-like birds in the Florida Everglades.

Aug 23, 2005
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