Archive: 28/03/2006

Briefs: EC to cut Europe roaming charges

The European Commission formally announced Tuesday its intention to reduce roaming charges for mobile-phone calls throughout the continent.

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Britain looks to reducing food ads

Britain's Office of Communications has been examining the case for restricting food and drink advertising on television aimed at children.

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Ultrasound And Algae Team Up To Clean Mercury From Sediments

Ultrasound and algae can be used together as tools to clean mercury from contaminated sediment, according to an Ohio State University study. This research could one day lead to a ship-borne device that cleans toxic metals ...

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Cool nanotechnology can save energy

Huge reductions in heating bills, safer surgery and the next generation of miniaturised computers are among the potential benefits of new nanotechnology developed at Leeds.

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Enzyme inhibitors block replication of SARS virus

The study was conducted by researchers from Scripps Research; the Genomics Research Center, Academia Sinica, Taiwan; and the National Taiwan University. It is being published today in the journal Chemistry and Biology.

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3-D imaging to enable clean energy technologies

Ohio State University researchers have invented a technique to record three-dimensional scans of the gases and solids that mix inside boilers and other industrial processing reactors. Scientists can use the patented technique, ...

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Asleep or awake we retain memory

Sleeping helps to reinforce what we’ve learned. And brain scans have revealed that cerebral activity associated with learning new information is replayed during sleep. But, in a study published in the open access journal ...

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