Archive: 28/06/2005

Study: Vitamin C fails to prevent colds

Vitamin C does nothing to prevent the common cold but may shorten its duration, Australian and Finnish researchers say in their analysis of 55 studies.

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Giant sarcophagus found in Egypt

The Egyptian Ministry of Culture Tuesday announced the discovery of a giant granite sarcophagus in an ancient cemetery in Sakara, outside Cairo.

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DNA constraints control structure of attached macromolecules

A new method for manipulating macromolecules has been developed by researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The technique uses double-stranded DNA to direct the behavior of other molecules. In previous ...

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Study to find out why you're a slime ball

A University of Manchester scientist has been awarded £150,000 to study slime! But this is no ordinary slime, says biologist Chris Thompson, who believes it could unravel mysteries of evolution that even Darwin couldn't ...

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MSV Enters New Phase In Development Of NextGen Wireless Network

Following last month's FCC authorization allowing Mobile Satellite Ventures to construct, launch and operate a next generation satellite at 101 degrees W. Longitude, the Company announces the start of its satellite procurement ...

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Revealing Pan's Influence

Saturn's moon Pan is seen here orbiting within the Encke Gap in Saturn's A ring in two differently processed versions of the same Cassini image. The little moon is responsible for clearing and maintaining this gap, named ...

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NASA, Xerox Demonstrate 'Virtual Crew Assistant'

Intelligent conversation with robots ­ long the bread and butter of science fiction authors ­ soon may take another step closer to reality for astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS).

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Aussie astronomers prepare for smash hit

Astronomers at Australia's national radio and optical observatories will watch as a probe released from a spacecraft slams into a comet about 133 million km away at a speed of nearly 37,000 km/h (10.2 km per second). The ...

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Proxy Aviation Systems Unveils SkyWatcher

Proxy Aviation Systems recently unveiled SkyWatcher, a long endurance, low and medium altitude, multi-payload unmanned aircraft system at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International's (AUVSI) demonstration ...

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