Archive: 03/30/2006

Russian 'Jurassic park' under development

Thirty Canadian bison are being donated to Russia for Pleistocene Park, an ice age reserve under development that will feature the area's extinct species.

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Google's latest stock sale raises concerns

For those invested in Google, the last few weeks have been a heart-thumping ride indeed, and what's more, the roller coaster might well keep on going with its highs and lows.

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Virtual swimmer to speed up athletes

CSIRO and the Australian Institute of Sport are using mathematics in a bid to speed up our top swimmers by testing changes to swimming strokes. The research will make use of the same software CSIRO uses for other fluid simulations ...

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MINOS experiment sheds light on mystery of neutrino disappearance

An international collaboration of scientists at the Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory announced today the first results of a new neutrino experiment. Sending a high-intensity beam of muon neutrinos from the l ...

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Warbots to Replace Human Soldiers?

Any good student of military history can tell you that technological change can make a huge difference on the battlefield. History is replete with examples: the English longbow at Crecy overmatched the Genovese ...

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Feds: Help fish spawn or remove dams

U.S. wildlife officials say they will not renew licenses for four hydroelectric dams in California unless steps are taken to help imperiled wild salmon.

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Researchers develop new method for nanomaterials synthesis

Virginia Commonwealth University chemists, using a simple, commercial microwave oven, have developed a new method for the synthesis of nanomaterials that can control the dimensions and properties of rods and wires that are ...

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Tea: the New Anti-Aging Beverage?

Tea may be more than a trendy coffee alternative, according to researchers at the Douglas Hospital Research Centre (DHRC). Their findings, published in a recent issue of the European Journal of Neuroscience, sugges ...

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