Archive: 12/6/2006

Orangutan release may begin next year

The first 90 of more than 1,000 orangutans are to be released in early 2007 in two areas of Borneo as part of a project to save the species.

Dec 06, 2006
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The Evolution of Human Diet

A University of Arkansas professor’s most recent work addresses the question of how human eating habits have evolved over millions of years.

Dec 06, 2006
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Intel Demonstrates Its First Mobile Wimax Baseband Chip

Intel Corporation today announced design completion of its first mobile WiMAX baseband chip. Combined with the company’s previously announced single-chip, multi-band WiMAX/Wi-Fi radio, the pair creates a complete chipset ...

Dec 06, 2006
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Dramatic snake colour-change mystery solved

The mystery surrounding a snake that undergoes a spectacular colour change has been solved by ANU ecologists who have found that the skin of the green python – which begins life either bright yellow or red ...

Dec 06, 2006
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Novel magnets made from the strongest known hydrogen bond

A team of scientists from the US, the UK and Germany has been the first to make a magnetic material constructed from nature's strongest known hydrogen bond. Hydrogen bonds are responsible for many of the properties ...

Dec 06, 2006
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