Archive: 06/26/2006

Placenta seen to yield clues to autism

Researchers at Yale University medical school say the placenta may yield clues to problems that lead to onset of autism, a developmental disorder.

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Microsoft's Office 2007 vision

Microsoft Office applications are getting a multimedia tech facelift, which will incorporate voice, instant messaging and multi-faceted conferencing in its new 2007 Office system products.

dateJun 26, 2006 in Software
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Networking: Portals for medical care

A patient refills her prescription for Diuril online, a high-blood-pressure medication, without having to walk down the street in the summer heat and wait for the local pharmacist to fill out the prescription.

dateJun 26, 2006 in Internet
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Nano World: Stabilizing explosive elements

Capsules only nanometers or billionths of a meter wide that stabilize extremely dangerous compounds normally prone to igniting or exploding can safely generate more than enough hydrogen gas to beat U.S. Department of Energy ...

dateJun 26, 2006 in Nanomaterials
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SMART-1 Maneuvers Prepare For Mission End

After 16 months orbiting the Moon, ESA's lunar mission is preparing for the end of its scientific exploration. Last Monday, SMART-1 mission controllers initiated a 17-day series of maneuvers aimed at positioning ...

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