Archive: 24/02/2006

Tech empowers victims' access to hotline

Thanks to a new technology system, more domestic-violence victims around the country will have better access to life-saving services through the National Domestic Violence Hotline.

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Cancer vaccine may be possibility

Researchers at the University of Washington and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center are working on a vaccine to prevent cancer.

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Chromium health risk study not disclosed

Researchers at George Washington University say scientists working for the chromium industry withheld information on the metal's possible health risks.

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New perspective on leaky membrane extends fuel cell run time

Direct methanol fuel cells -- which could potentially power portable wireless electronic devices from computers to cell phones to iPods -- could soon benefit from a new approach to membrane leakage and a new membrane-electrode ...

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NASA physicist looks at Olympic ice in a frozen light

If you're watching the Winter Olympics, you know that snow and ice are an integral part of the sports. But did you know that snow and ice need to be different for each sport? NASA scientist Peter Wasilewski's studies of ice ...

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Vodafone and Orange join messaging forces

United Kingdom-based cellular providers Vodafone and Orange will soon provide their customers with instant messaging interoperability. The companies unveiled the move at last week's 3GSM World Congress in Barcelona.

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'Virus chip' detects new virus in prostate tumors

UC San Francisco and Cleveland Clinic scientists have discovered a new virus in human prostate tumors. The type of virus, closely related to viruses typically found in mice, has never been detected in humans. The virus's ...

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A blast to chase

Possibly similar to what our own Milky Way looks like, Messier 100 is a grand design spiral galaxy that presents an intricate structure, with a bright core and two prominent arms, showing numerous young and hot massive stars ...

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