Archive: 12/30/2004

Shuttle External Tank Ready for Trip

The momentum towards NASA's Return to Flight continues to build, as the huge, rust-colored External Tank that will propel the Shuttle Discovery into space prepares to make its journey to the Kennedy Space Center. ...

Dec 30, 2004
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'Clusters' of earthquakes yield an ominous scenario

The newest studies on the Cascadia Subduction Zone off the coast of the Pacific Northwest have identified a "clustering" of great earthquakes of the type that would cause a major tsunami, yielding a historical record with ...

Dec 30, 2004
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Tsunami Earthquake Location Included in Forecast

The location of the Dec. 26 earthquake that unleashed a devastating tsunami across the Indian Ocean was identified in a 10-year forecast of likely earthquake sites worldwide made recently by researchers at the University ...

Dec 30, 2004
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An unusual RNA structure in the SARS virus

Research on the genome of the virus that causes severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) has revealed an unusual molecular structure that looks like a promising target for antiviral drugs. A team of scientists at the University ...

Dec 30, 2004
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Flame Retardant Exposure Linked to House Dust

Common house dust may be an important source of a potentially dangerous class of chemicals called polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), according to an exploratory study* by researchers at the National Institute of Standards ...

Dec 30, 2004
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