Archive: 05/5/2006

Globe Talk: Calling up African deals

There is renewed enthusiasm for the mobile-phone industry in developing countries following the announcement earlier this week that Africa's biggest mobile company will buy out a Dubai-based rival.

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Scientists study cilia -- microscopic hair

Texas scientists studying microscopic hairs called cilia say they found an internal structure that's responsible for a cell's response to external signals.

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Disease-carrying insects move north

As the Earth warms, insects that carry disease are spreading into new areas, bringing the West Nile virus to Canada and malaria to high valleys.

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