Archive: 05/8/2006

Feds want HIV tests to become routine

Federal officials are reportedly planning to recommend U.S. physicians provide routine HIV testing for all of their patients ages 13 to 64.

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Scholarly journal bill draws criticism

A bill introduced in the U.S. Senate as a means to make scientific information more available is being criticized as opening data to misinterpretation.

dateMay 08, 2006 in Other
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Networking: The network is 'aware'

Integrating disparate data and voice networks -- broadband, mobile phone and WiFi -- into one unified network is promising to be a foremost technology trend in the next few years, one that could lead to totally personalized ...

dateMay 08, 2006 in Telecom
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Physics in Universe's Youth

Using a quasar located 12.3 billion light-years away as a beacon, a team of astronomers detected the presence of molecular hydrogen in the farthest system ever, an otherwise invisible galaxy that we observe ...

dateMay 08, 2006 in General Physics
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Robots manipulating animal behaviour

A pet dog sits on command, but nobody expects an insect to follow human instructions. So it may come as a surprise to learn that researchers recently succeeded in controlling cockroaches with tiny mobile robots. ...

dateMay 08, 2006 in Robotics
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GPS Becomes Ubiquitous

GPS – (Global Positioning System) is everywhere these days. Once the jealously guarded domain of the military, it now helps even granny find her way to market.

dateMay 08, 2006 in Engineering
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Station Crew Completes Orbital Adjustment

Crew members Pavel Vinogradov and Jeff Williams successfully raised the International Space Station's orbit last Thursday by firing the engines of the Russian Progress 21 cargo craft currently docked to the ...

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