Archive: 04/27/2006

Computers to save unique type of American red squirrel

UK expertise is being exported to North America to help prevent a unique type of red squirrel dying out in as little as 30 years time. Researchers from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in England, working ...

Apr 27, 2006
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New weapons needed for the war on junk email

Today's spam filters are highly effective, but they may be no match for spammers seeking new ways to fool people into visiting commercial websites or downloading rogue software carrying viruses, worms, spyware, or other dangerous ...

Apr 27, 2006
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Virtual 'forest' used to measure navigation skills

A new study recently published in Journal of Vision, an online, free access publication of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), shows that an individual’s navigation skills can be measured by ...

Apr 27, 2006
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Human chromosome 3 is sequenced

The sequencing of human chromosome 3 at Baylor College represents the final stage of a multi-year project to sequence the human genome.

Apr 27, 2006
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NASA disassembles, reassembles Gert

To figure out how something mechanical works, people take it apart and look at its components, then try and put it back together. That's what NASA researchers are doing with hurricanes, to try to figure out ...

Apr 27, 2006
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