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.

Jun 26, 2006
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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.

Jun 26, 2006
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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.

Jun 26, 2006
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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 ...

Jun 26, 2006
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Putting services at the heart of tomorrow's software

Service development in Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) is the point where small, functional services can be linked together to achieve some larger goal, and it is the point where computing could finally ...

Jun 26, 2006
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GEO600 starts continuous search for Gravitational Waves

The joint German-British Gravitational Wave Detector GEO600 has now entered an 18-month run of continuous measurement. Researchers are optimistic that they will be able to observe a never before seen phenomena the Gravitational ...

Jun 26, 2006
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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 ...

Jun 26, 2006
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