Archive: 11/8/2005

Juvenile probation formats studied

Two Kansas State University sociology graduate students have found placing juvenile offenders in a non-traditional probation program reduces recidivism.

Nov 08, 2005
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Ireland chided on broadband growth

The Irish government is being chastised for a supposed lack of leadership that has curbed growth in the country's broadband sector.

Nov 08, 2005
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Gulf of Mexico dolphin deaths reported

Scientists concerned by bottlenose dolphin deaths in the Gulf of Mexico have reportedly asked for the marine mammal equivalent of a disaster declaration.

Nov 08, 2005
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Report: Mashboxx eyes Grokster's carcass

Tech analysts are waiting to see who, if anyone, scoops up what's left of Grokster after the file-sharing network closed down Monday.

Nov 08, 2005
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IIJ releases quarantine for corporate PCs

Internet Initiative Japan has come up with a product that will automatically detect and quarantine network computers vulnerable to viruses.

Nov 08, 2005
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Europe's Venus Express is ready for launch

The European Space Agency is set to launch its Venus Express spacecraft in the first mission to the nearest planet to the Earth's in a decade.

Nov 08, 2005
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U.S. space program may be falling behind

Increasing competition from Asia and Europe has some scientists worried the United States might lose its position as the world's space leader.

Nov 08, 2005
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What does 'almost nothing' weigh? FSU physicist aims to find out

If subatomic particles had personalities, neutrinos would be the ultimate wallflowers. One of the most basic particles of matter in the universe, they've been around for 14 billion years and permeate every inch of space, but ...

Nov 08, 2005
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Finding Superconductors That Can Take the Heat

By studying how superconductors interact with magnetic fields, Pitt researchers advance quest for higher-temperature superconducting materials. Superconductors are materials with no electrical resistance that are used to make ...

Nov 08, 2005
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Nanodevices Can 'Hear' Cancer

Two engineering professors at the University of California, Riverside are developing devices 100,000 times thinner than a human hair, that can listen to cancerous cells, deliver chemotherapy to them and leave surrounding ...

Nov 08, 2005
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The 'spread of our species'

Modern humans arrival in South Asia may have led to demise of indigenous populations. In a major new development in human evolutionary studies, researchers from the University of Cambridge argue that the dispersal of m ...

Nov 08, 2005
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