Archive: 8/03/2006

DNA: Yes, Snuppy is definitely a clone

Seoul National University scientists investigating the work of disgraced cloning pioneer Woo Suk Hwang have found Snuppy is a genuine cloned dog.

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The Strange Case of the Disappearing Quasiparticles

In the “standard model” of condensed matter physics, elementary energy carriers are called quasiparticles. Understanding when and how these energy carriers fail to perform their mission opens doors to new phenomena and ...

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MIT tool may reveal architectural past

A computer design tool originally created for animation may soon unlock the secrets of the structure of ancient cathedrals, according to MIT Assistant Professor John Ochsendorf of architecture.

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NASA survey confirms climate warming impact on polar ice sheets

In the most comprehensive survey ever undertaken of the massive ice sheets covering both Greenland and Antarctica, NASA scientists confirm climate warming is changing how much water remains locked in Earth's largest storehouses ...

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Study nixes hog waste alternatives

A $17.3 million study in North Carolina seeking alternatives to open-air ponds used to treat hog farm waste has ended without success.

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