Archive: 10/04/2006

Hi-tech tunnels ads, an alternative to TV

Imagine watching a man being pulled by a team of dogs as you travel in a metro train under the streets of Washington, D.C. That's what the Travel Channel hopes when metro riders see its new 15-second motion-picturesque advertising ...

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Scientists Find 'Aha!' Favors a Prepared Mind

Why do "Aha!" moments sometimes come easily and sometimes not at all? A new study reveals that patterns of brain activity before people even see a problem predict whether they will solve it with or without a sudden insight.

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Nanoparticles armed to combat cancer

Ultra-small particles loaded with medicine - and aimed with the precision of a rifle - are offering a promising new way to strike at cancer, according to researchers working at MIT and Brigham and Women's Hospital.

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Drinking can trigger high death rate

A UCLA study has determined older men who have as few as two drinks weekly and who have diseases that are worsened by alcohol have a high death rate.

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NASA To Crash Impactor into Moon in Water Search

NASA will send a second impactor spacecraft to the moon with the launch of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, scheduled for October 2008. The Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite will travel independent of the orbiter ...

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Purdue holds science business competition

Purdue University is seeking entrants for a life sciences business plan competition describing the best path to market for products and technologies.

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