Archive: 15/09/2005

Dead Arizona trees mystify experts

The mysterious deaths of hundreds of trees along Arizona's Santa Cruz River has prompted an investigation by environmentalists and scientists.

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Global warming makes tundra greener

Satellite images taken over decades show two seemingly contradictory events that indicate global warming is affecting Alaska.

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Spyware poses identity-theft risk (Update)

A new study finds that a growing amount of Internet spyware -- programs downloaded to users' computers without their knowledge -- is designed specifically to steal personal information that could be used for identity theft. ...

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NASA Satellites Will Reveal Secrets of Clouds and Aerosols

Two NASA satellites, planned for launch no earlier than Oct. 26, will give us a unique view of Earth's atmosphere. CloudSat and Cloud-Aerosol Lidar and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observations (CALIPSO) are undergoing final ...

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The mechanics of foot travel

With so many silly gaits to choose from, why have we adopted so few? Despite having the bones and muscles to perform a variety of gaits, human beings have developed an overwhelming preference for just two: walking and running. ...

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Intel To Invest $345 Million At Two U.S. Manufacturing Sites

Intel Corporation today announced plans to invest $345 million in two of the company's existing manufacturing sites in Colorado and Massachusetts. The investments will be used to increase the capacity of the wafer fabrications ...

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Satellites Spot Mighty Mississippi – In The Atlantic

Scientists using satellite imagery found that at least 23 percent of the water released from the mouth of the Mississippi River from July through September 2004 traveled quite a distance - into the Gulf of Mexico, around ...

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