Archive: 24/01/2006

Professor to explore global emergence of engineering

Gary Downey, a professor science and technology in society in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences at Virginia Tech, has been awarded a National Science Foundation grant to research the emergence of the engineering ...

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2005 was the warmest year in a century

The year 2005 may have been the warmest year in a century, according to NASA scientists studying temperature data from around the world.

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Study: Deforestation decimates orangutans

A three-year study by the Cardiff School of Biosciences reveals genetic evidence that shows colonialists pushed orangutans to the brink of extinction.

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Some DVD collectors think big

As my favorite artist, Prince, used to say, he doesn't like the term "fan" because it's short for "fanatic." Nowhere is this more true than the avid DVD collector. I'm not talking about the person who has 100 DVDs on their ...

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Now you see it; now you think you see it

Some scientific journals are adopting security measures, including digital photo testing, to halt manipulation of data by authors engaged in fraud.

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Manned Spaceflight Plans For India To The ISS And Beyond

India is at a crossroads in its national space development program, having to decide if it will invest more of its small budget on manned space flight - which could be very lucrative, long-term, but which depends on certain ...

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