Archive: 12/7/2004

Does the lack of sleep make you fat?

The recent rise in obesity may be partly due to the reduced amount of time we spend asleep, according to new research from the University of Bristol, UK. Dr Shahrad Taheri from Bristol University, and colleagues in the Uni ...

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Proof positive: Mars once had water, researchers conclude

There is undeniable proof that water once existed on the planet Mars, a team of researchers has concluded in a series of 11 articles this week in a special issue of the journal Science. A team of more than 10 ...

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5.1 MP3 Surround Set for Launch

MP3, the world’s most popular audio compression format, goes multi-channel. Scientists and engineers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS, who developed MP3 together with their colleagues from Thomson, ...

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3G Phones, Bluethooth Devices: Are They Safe?

Ground breaking research in understanding the characteristics of human skin at millimetric waveband (MMW) frequencies is being conducted at Cranfield University – academic partner to the Royal Military College of Science ...

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Building Materials For Interplanetary Stations

A new technology developed by Russian scientists with support of the International Science & Technology Center allows to produce antennas and telescope mirrors, walls and partitions for a space station, solar panels and even ...

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