Archive: 11/23/2005

World Community Grid fights AIDS

Armonk, N.Y.-based IBM Corp. Tuesday announced a new research effort to help battle AIDS using the massive World Community Grid.

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East Coast tsunamis maps to be created

Two University of Rhode Island scientists have been awarded an $86,000 grant to create tsunami warning maps of the East Coast of the United States.

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Genealogy of scaly reptiles is rewritten

Penn State scientists have completed the most comprehensive analysis ever of genetic relationships among snakes, lizards, and other scaly reptiles.

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Part of U.S. complying with Kyoto accords

Though the United States doesn't participate in the Kyoto protocol, a study indicates about one-quarter of the nation is complying with the Kyoto accords.

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Stress effects are seen in the brain

Penn State scientists have developed a non-invasive way to view effects of psychological stress in an area of the brain linked with anxiety and depression.

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Bright nanotubes for telecom

Carbon tubes only nanometers or billionths of a meter in diameter could serve as ultra-bright light sources for telecommunications, IBM scientists told UPI's Nano World. Conventional solid-state light sources ...

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