Archive: 08/24/2005

The Web: Net slowing spread of HIV

The Internet is helping staunch the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases, experts tell UPI's The Web.

Aug 24, 2005
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Ivory-billed woodpecker recordings made

Researchers say more than 18,000 hours of recordings from eastern Arkansas forests contain further evidence of the existence of ivory-billed woodpeckers.

Aug 24, 2005
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'Switchable' solvents are discovered

Researchers from Canada and the United States have discovered a new environmentally-friendly way to make chemicals for pharmaceuticals.

Aug 24, 2005
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Study: Anemones fight as organized armies

Researchers say they've found clashing colonies of sea anemones fight as organized armies, with distinct castes of warriors, scouts and other types.

Aug 24, 2005
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Unique NASA Science Lab Tackles 'Sticky' Issue of Lunar Dust

In the safety-conscious, science-driven business of aerospace research, where laboratories routinely are set up as "clean rooms," in which sterility is paramount, Dr. Mian Abbas' lab is something of an anomaly. The word "dust" ...

Aug 24, 2005
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Coming Attraction: Intel Viiv Technology

A new kind of personal computer (PC) will premiere in homes early next year when Intel Corporation introduces Intel® Viiv™ technology designed to enrich consumers' enjoyment of digital entertainment.

Aug 24, 2005
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Intel To Help CIOs 'Chill Out'

Pat Gelsinger, Intel Corporation senior vice president and general manager of the Digital Enterprise Group, today outlined how Intel is providing IT managers with greater agility for running a company's IT ...

Aug 24, 2005
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Skype opens up instant-messaging services

Skype said Wednesday it will be integrating its calling services with online gaming, instant messaging, chatting and other programs.

Aug 24, 2005
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Intel demos rugged PC for hostile climates

Intel has unveiled a new personal computer built to withstand the rigors of desert climates and infrastructure gaps in the developing world.

Aug 24, 2005
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