Archive: 8/06/2005

Migratory Songbirds Have a Specialized Night-Vision Brain Area

Research shows special molecules help the birds navigate at night Neurobiologists have discovered a specialized night-vision brain area in night-migratory songbirds. They believe the area might enable the birds to navigate ...

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Consumers suspicious of sponsored links

Sponsored links are marketed as a sure-fire way to lure consumers to specific Web sites, but a Penn State study shows most online shoppers don't take the bait. "Consumers have a bias against the links that businesses pay ...

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U.S. and France Agree to Establish NASA Shuttle Landing Site

The governments of the United States of America and the French Republic have agreed to establish a Transoceanic Abort Landing (TAL) site for NASA's Space Shuttle at Istres Air Base 125, in the South of France. The agreement ...

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Tune In And Enjoy The Ride

For TV-loving road warriors, leaving home often means leaving their favorite shows behind. But just in time for the busy summer travel season – the Travel Industry Association (TIA) predicts a record-breaking 328 million ...

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Novel drug for SARS shows promise

A prototype drug created by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago shows promise in slowing replication of the virus responsible for severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS. Currently, there are no effective ...

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