Archive: 10/5/2006

Calif. institute budgets stem cell funds

The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine has decided how to spend the $3 billion approved by the U.S. state's voters for stem cell research.

Oct 05, 2006
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Here come the nanoSQUIDs

A French scientific team says it has developed the first nanoSQUID -- or superconducting quantum interference device -- for measuring magnetic fields.

Oct 05, 2006
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Study: Middle school students prefer soda

A Harvard School of Public Health study has found that children at Massachusetts's middle schools buy soda more often than other items from vending machines.

Oct 05, 2006
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Canada faces gas emissions dilemma

The Canadian government has a perplexing problem: how to deal with environmentally polluting emissions from its highly profitable Alberta oil fields.

Oct 05, 2006
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Missouri to vote on stem cell issue

Politicians across the United States will be watching Missouri voters next month to see how they vote on a referendum supporting stem cell research.

Oct 05, 2006
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Scientists study home range factors

A team of European scientists says it has determined what factors affect the home range size among individuals of one species.

Oct 05, 2006
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Bleached chopsticks warning issued

Taiwanese officials say they've found excessive levels of sulfur dioxide in some bamboo products, including disposable chopsticks and skewers.

Oct 05, 2006
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Images develop clinical applications for new DESI technology

Purdue University researchers have created the first two-dimensional images of biological samples using a new mass spectrometry technique that furthers the technology's potential applications for the detection ...

Oct 05, 2006
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