Archive: 05/31/2006

Wild asparagus gets some help in Wales

Botanists in Wales have been doing some matchmaking, introducing a lonely female to a fertile male in an effort to help propagate rare wild asparagus.

May 31, 2006
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Americans support free access to research

In an online survey of public attitudes conducted recently and released today by Harris Interactive, 8 out of 10 (82%) adults polled said they believe that “if tax dollars pay for scientific research, people should have ...

May 31, 2006
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Turkish scientists find new disease

Turkish scientists say they have discovered a new immune deficiency disease and are calling for more research to stop what could be a serious problem.

May 31, 2006
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Apple Launches Free Computer Take-Back Program

Apple announced the launch of its free computer take-back program, offering US customers environmentally friendly recycling of their old computer when they buy a new Mac. The Apple Store and Apple retail stores will give ...

May 31, 2006
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Tech File: NXT plc makes audio waves

UPI recently caught up with Graham Ryan, chief commercial officer of NXT plc, a publicly listed company on the London stock exchange. For those who don't know, NXT is a provider of unique sound solutions, best known for its ...

May 31, 2006
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Rivals fight to bring mobi e-mail to China

They have cell phones by the hundreds of millions. Now the international telecom companies are hoping to bring a mobile e-mail service to the 400 million mobile users in China, 10 million of who are also potential 3G subscribers. ...

May 31, 2006
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