Archive: 07/5/2006

Novel telescope to probe early universe

A novel telescope that will aid the understanding of the early universe is moving closer to full-scale construction thanks to a $4.9 million award from the National Science Foundation to a U.S. consortium led ...

Jul 05, 2006
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Nurseries to Give Big-City Test to Cloned Trees

New York City life is tough on trees. Compacted soil with high pH, low-hanging utility wires, an environment often hot and dry, and the city's harsh winters challenge a tree's survival and colorful foliage.

Jul 05, 2006
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Impotence gel would rival Viagra

A British-based pharmaceutical company says it plans to introduce an impotence gel that would rival Viagra.

Jul 05, 2006
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Mom says no big deal having twins at 59

A 59-year-old New Jersey woman who gave birth to twins says it wasn't a big deal for her, but wouldn't recommend it for most women.

Jul 05, 2006
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The Web: Niche search tools proliferating

You're exceptionally bored at work and want to search the Internet for tonight's TV listings to see when the reruns of "Law & Order" are on the Bravo cable network. Typing the name of the crime drama show into a conventional ...

Jul 05, 2006
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Heat halts pain inside the body

The old wives' tale that heat relieves abdominal pain, such as colic or menstrual pain, has been scientifically proven by a UCL (University College London) scientist, who will present the findings today at the Physiological ...

Jul 05, 2006
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