Archive: 27/03/2006

Rare painted Roman-era statute is found

Scientists have found a Roman statue with its colors preserved, detailing for the first time a Roman woman wearing make-up, the London Times reported.

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Study offers new recipe for oxygen on icy moons

Some may be surprised to learn that bleach-blondes and the enabler of life elsewhere in our solar system have something in common. And, no, it's not intelligence. It is, in fact, hydrogen peroxide. But how that hydrogen peroxide ...

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Motorola delivers the power of 3G with E1070 handset

Motorola today unveiled its latest 3G handset, the Motorola E1070. Specially designed to deliver the power of 3G technology, the Motorola E1070 offers extraordinary entertainment, communications and versatility.

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Avian culling doesn't stop bird flu

At least 29 nations have reported initial cases of avian influenza during the past seven weeks, reflecting the ineffectiveness of bird culling.

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Oceanographer Sees 'Oceans of Trouble'

Over the past three years, two distinguished panels - the U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy and the Pew Oceans Commission - released major reports that found our oceans and coasts in serious trouble. Like the 9/11 Commission, ...

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Clues to African archaeology found in lead isotopes

Microscopic specs of lead are offering clues about the enormous cultural changes that swept across northern Africa a thousand years ago. At The University of Arizona in Tucson, a young archaeologist is analyzing lead traces ...

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Inducing melanoma for cancer vaccine development

Cancer vaccines are being investigated in early-phase clinical trials around the world, with many of those trials recruiting patients with melanoma. Although tumor regressions have been seen in 10% to 20% of patients with ...

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