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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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