Archive: 06/02/2006

Map developed for tracking sex offenders

Mapping technology is being developed in Texas to help police monitor the real-time movements of registered sex offenders in greater detail.

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Growing Indian innovation

Stepping beyond the traditional barriers attributed to a developing country, India is prepared to move ahead and do what it takes to get to the top, say Indian innovators and analysts.

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Depression May Be Lifelong Parent Trap

Parenthood is wonderful, joyful, rewarding and depressing. A study by Florida State University professor Robin Simon and Vanderbilt University's Ranae Evenson found that parents have significantly higher levels of depression ...

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Scientists upset: Pupfish face extinction

Scientists say iridescent blue pupfish living at Devil's Hole, a remote Mojave Desert rock outcropping, might become extinct within another year.

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Networking: Not-so-secret documents

Last fall a controversy erupted when the details of the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri were revealed in a United Nations report -- after a cunning reader spotted a "track changes" mistake in ...

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Study sheds light on dark matter

British astronomers say they have, for the first time, determined some of the physical characteristics of dark matter.

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EchoStar telecom satellite set for launch

The EchoStar X telecommunications satellite is on track for launch Wednesday and will provide television services for DISH Network once in orbit.

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New pill increases dreaming sleep

A new sleeping pill that increases dreaming sleep improves memory capacity, according to the results of new research.

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