Archive: 04/7/2006

Record U.S. wireless subscriptions in 2005

Wireless-phone subscriptions in the United States grew by 25.7 million in 2005, reaching just under 208 million, according to The Wireless Association.

Apr 07, 2006
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Norwegian glaciers could melt completely

Climate researchers predict that the approximately 1,600 Norwegian glaciers could melt completely away in course of the next 100 years. This would mean that only 28 glaciers would remain in the country.

Apr 07, 2006
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Half of cancers related to lifestyle

A report by the American Cancer Society says that half the cancer deaths in the United States could be prevented by lifestyle changes, like quitting smoking.

Apr 07, 2006
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Secondhand smoke linked to diabetes

A U.S. study has found that people exposed to secondhand cigarette smoke have an increased risk of developing diabetes.

Apr 07, 2006
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NASA celebrates first shuttle flight

NASA has scheduled a series of events this month to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the nation's first space shuttle flight.

Apr 07, 2006
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AtomFilms going mobile

AtomFilms and Verizon Wireless announced Thursday plans of a multi-year exclusive agreement to bring AtomFilms original short films to Verizon's mobile content service V CAST.

Apr 07, 2006
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Japanese scientists study hibernation

Japanese researchers say their discovery of a possible hibernation hormone in certain animals' brains may unlock the mystery behind that dormant state.

Apr 07, 2006
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