Archive: 10/6/2006

Secondhand smoke costs billions

Medical and economic costs associated with secondhand smoke's effect on non-smokers in the United States could be $6 billion, a recent study shows.

Oct 06, 2006
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Why Are There Wars Without End

Even as events took place in September recognizing this year's International Day of Peace, most people would concede that some conflicts seem impossible to resolve. Indeed, of the twenty major armed conflicts waged around ...

Oct 06, 2006
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Skin ages differently for men, women

Researchers at Germany's Friedrich Schiller University, using an experimental measuring device, suggest that men's and women's skin age at different rates.

Oct 06, 2006
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MRO Sees Rover from Orbit

With stunningly powerful vision, the HiRISE camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has taken a remarkable picture that shows the exploration rover Opportunity poised on the rim of Victoria crater on Mars.

Oct 06, 2006
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Scientists Nudge Closer to the Edge of a Black Hole

NASA scientists and their international partners using the new Japanese Suzaku satellite have collected a startling new set of black hole observations, revealing details of twisted space and warped time never ...

Oct 06, 2006
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NASA Performs Headcount of Local Black Holes

NASA scientists using the Swift satellite have conducted the first complete census of galaxies with active, central black holes, a project that scanned the entire sky several times over a nine-month period.

Oct 06, 2006
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