Archive: 09/28/2005

Scientists end mystery of Maya city

A decades-long mystery surrounding the rumored existence of a Maya city has reportedly ended with the discovery of the city in the jungles of Guatemala.

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Broadband usage up

Two out of every five Americans have broadband access at home, according to a report by Nielsen/NetRatings.

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Arctic sea ice continues decline as temperatures rise

New satellite records monitored by a national team of collaborators show a four-year pattern of extremely low summer sea-ice coverage in the Arctic that continued in September 2005, which may be the result of warming temperatures ...

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Robots to shed light on sexual disease

It won’t be long before automated DNA test contribute to providing more knowledge about the up to now nearly unknown sexually transmitted mycoplasma – truly more widespread than chlamydia. Mycoplasma is a bacterial infection ...

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'Big baby' galaxy found in newborn Universe

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope have teamed up to 'weigh' the stars in distant galaxies. One of these galaxies is not only one of the most distant ever seen, but it appears to be unusually ...

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Mathematics Unites The Heavens And The Atom

In recent years, mathematicians have discovered an almost perfect parallel between the motion of spacecraft through the solar system and the motion of atoms in a chemical reaction - a hidden unity that has led to innovative ...

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Magnetic Microchips Replaces Electronic Semiconductor

The combined efforts of researchers from Durham University, Imperial College, London and the University of Sheffield have fructified. Till now the basic computer is usually made by using semiconductor electronics. The researchers ...

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Mammals triumphed with oxygen increase

The first high resolution, continuous record of oxygen in the Earth's atmosphere indicates a sharp rise in oxygen about 50 million years ago.

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Moscow, Seoul To Cooperate In Space Exploration

A bilateral agreement between Russia and South Korea was signed Tuesday authorizing the building of a space center in South Korea and the training of a Korean astronaut for a mission at the International Space Station, reports ...

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NASA Ships Shuttle Fuel Tank To New Orleans For Modification

Less than a month after being hit by Hurricane Katrina, NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans is gearing up to restart processing space shuttle fuel tanks. The work will address foam loss during Space Shuttle Discovery's ...

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