Archive: 07/28/2006

Weight can affect health, life span

Overweight Americans usually are sick considerably more than their thinner contemporaries, look older and die younger, a new survey shows.

Jul 28, 2006
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Rolling Stones delivered via phone

Can't get enough of the Rolling Stones? Now fans of the legendary rock group will have access to the band's remaining European concerts via their phone.

Jul 28, 2006
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Globe Talk: Broadband holds carriers' key

It used to be that charges made for phone calls were what could make or break a telecommunications company. But gone are the days when simply encouraging people to talk longer and more often could lead to profits. Instead, ...

Jul 28, 2006
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Crash Landing on the Moon

In 1959, a spaceship fell out of the lunar sky and hit the ground near the Sea of Serenity. The ship itself was shattered, but its mission was a success. Luna 2 from the Soviet Union had became the first manmade ...

Jul 28, 2006
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Anatomy of a Scientific Revolution

With the "Genesis of General Relativity", the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science has just published the most comprehensive study to date of the structures of a scientific revolution.

Jul 28, 2006
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Study identifies potential drug target for Huntington's disease

An enzyme known to be critical for the repair of damaged cells and the maintenance of cellular energy may be a useful target for new strategies to treat Huntington's disease (HD) and other disorders characterized by low cellular ...

Jul 28, 2006
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Trust in real time for secure digital certificates

CertiVeR, a European research project under the eTEN programme, developed and launched a complete and decentralised service for certification authorities (CAs) and other users. The technology – a secure online ...

Jul 28, 2006
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