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.

May 05, 2006
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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.

May 05, 2006
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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.

May 05, 2006
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