Archive: 10/9/2006

Sunday alcohol sales cause crash rise

A New Mexico study has found that alcohol-related car crash deaths have risen 49 percent since the state repealed a law prohibiting alcohol sales on Sundays.

Oct 09, 2006
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'Trapped Wave' Caused Unexpected Dennis Surge

When Hurricane Dennis passed North Florida on July 10, 2005, it caused a 10-foot storm surge in some areas along Apalachee Bay — about 3 to 4 feet more than forecasted— that couldn’t be explained only ...

Oct 09, 2006
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Photochemistry Creates Drug-Trapping Nanoparticles

Many of the most potent anticancer agents are poorly soluble in water, presenting a challenge for medicinal chemists who must develop methods of delivering these drugs in the watery environment of the human body. Nanoparticles ...

Oct 09, 2006
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$100 Laptop May Be at Security Forefront

(AP) -- The $100 laptops planned for children around the world might turn out to be as revolutionary for their security measures as for their low-cost economics.

Oct 09, 2006
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Nanocrystals Are Hot

Scientists at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have discovered that nanocrystals of germanium embedded in silica glass don't melt until the temperature rises almost 200 degrees ...

Oct 09, 2006
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