Archive: 3/11/2005

Ocean-Injection Strategy for Combating Greenhouse Effect

In searching for ways to counteract the greenhouse effect, some scientists have proposed capturing the culprit---carbon dioxide---as it is emitted from power plants, then liquefying the gas and injecting it into the ocean. ...

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Mars Kicks Up the Dust as It Makes Closest Approach to Earth

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope snapped this picture of Mars on October 28, within a day of its closest approach to Earth on the night of October 29. Hubble astronomers were also excited to have captured a regional dust storm ...

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Anti-aging hormone actions revealed

Scientists say the recently discovered anti-aging hormone "Klotho" acts by increasing a cell's ability to detoxify harmful reactive oxygen species.

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U.S. lags on cell-phone music listeners

Around 19 percent of worldwide cell-phone users listen to music over their phones, although the United States is well behind that pace.

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Three caiman lizards born in Chicago

Chicago's Shedd Aquarium has announced the birth of three caiman lizards, the first born in a North America zoo or aquarium.

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Briefs: AOL buys MusicNow

AOL said Thursday it has acquired MusicNow, a digital music subscription company.

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Nanostructures for hydrogen production and storage

Incorporating nanostructures may lead to more efficient hydrogen production and storage, according to researchers from the University of Georgia and the University of California, Santa Cruz who have secured $1.35 million ...

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