Archive: 06/30/2006

Wireless World: 'Card-less' loyalty promos

Isn't it frustrating when you go to the corner drug store, buy some milk and bread, and at checkout have to fumble when the girl asks you if you have your store discount card? Experts tell United Press International's Wireless ...

Jun 30, 2006
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Study: Even one drink can be dangerous

A University of Washington study warns that even a single strong drink can make a person "blind drunk" and impair the drinker's driving abilities.

Jun 30, 2006
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Salmon marked 'wild' may be farm-raised

Salmon labeled "wild" may actually be "farm-raised" and can be costly besides being wrongly packaged, New-York based Consumer Reports says.

Jun 30, 2006
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Nanotechnology 'fertile' for energy breakthrough

Thinking small may help solve one of the world's biggest problems -- the need for alternative energy sources -- according to scientists attending the first Energy Nanotechnology International Conference held June 26-28 at ...

Jun 30, 2006
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Long-lived magnetic fluctuations in a crystal

One of the most familiar magnetic materials is magnetized iron. Much of the observed behaviour of iron and related magnetic materials can be understood using existing theoretical results. However, due to limitations ...

Jun 30, 2006
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Henry Ford's idea revisited in DNA copying

Researchers at the University of Dundee have made a significant new discovery about how cells copy their genetic information accurately and efficiently to avoid cancers and other diseases, as reported in the scientific journal ...

Jun 30, 2006
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