Archive: 8/02/2006

EU energy policy encounters difficulties

The European Union's efforts to boost European energy security are reportedly conflicting with some EU member states' national security interests.

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Scientists study how sperm get into an egg

Scientists from Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Maryland say they've identified a key component of the mechanism spermatozoa use to enter an egg.

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NASA lists Challenges Program rules

NASA's Centennial Challenges Program officials Wednesday released draft rules for six new prize competitions, including spacesuit and vehicle challenges.

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IBM Unveils Revolutionary Cell Broadband Engine Computer

At a press conference in New York today, IBM introduced a blade computing system based on the Cell Broadband Engine (Cell BE). The IBM branded Cell BE-based system is designed for businesses that need the dense computing ...

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Sex: It's costly but worth it. Just ask a microbe

The next time you mutter about the high cost of relationship maintenance, take comfort in knowing that microbes share your pain. In the first study to examine the cost of sexuality in microbes, Jianping Xu, associate professor ...

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