Archive: 04/27/2006

New properties of the very deep Earth discovered

To truly understand some of the movement we see at the Earth's surface, scientists have to probe deep into the interior. A region near the planet's core, about 1,800 miles down called the core-mantle boundary, is particularly ...

Apr 27, 2006
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Net neutrality provision dumped

Telecom companies won a round in Congress late Wednesday when the House Energy and Commerce Committee voted down the Democratic-backed Net neutrality amendment to a telecom-reform bill in a 34-22 vote.

Apr 27, 2006
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U.S. states upset over insurance bill

A proposal before the U.S. Senate to help small businesses buy cheaper health insurance has upset state officials who feel it treads on their turf.

Apr 27, 2006
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Domain registry on the rise

Internet domain names may become as ubiquitous as Social Security numbers one day, according to Dotster Inc.

Apr 27, 2006
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Nokia's latest mobile dazzle

Nokia, a company that isn't known for creating slick and sexy phones, has recently released its latest endeavor, the Nokia 6682. Nokia calls it a multimedia computer and not a phone, as it sports a speedy processing ...

Apr 27, 2006
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HD DVD titles emerge in marketplace

For the most part, major changes are never planned for. They just happen. This is especially true with technology, the next generation of DVD players and titles having been quietly released this month.

Apr 27, 2006
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Human role in megafauna extinction: study

The case is mounting for a human role in the mass extinction of giant animals that once ranged across Australia according to new research which challenges results from a site long claimed to clear people as the main cause ...

Apr 27, 2006
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Apple Cider Vinegar? Or Just Acid?

Advertisements in magazines and on the Internet offer what seems like a simple remedy for a range of health problems - apple cider vinegar tablets. But University of Arkansas researchers have found that some of these tablets ...

Apr 27, 2006
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Starquake Reveals Hidden Structure of a Neutron Star

A US-German team of scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics and NASA have used NASA's Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer to estimate the depth of the crust on a neutron star, the densest object known ...

Apr 27, 2006
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