Archive: 17/04/2006

China attracting those needing organs

China reportedly is attracting hundreds of Americans and other foreigners desperately in need of organ transplants, raising some ethical questions.

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Crystal Sieves, Born Anew

The porous, sieve-like minerals known as zeolites have been used for decades in purifiers, filters and other devices. Yet creating and refining a new type of zeolite is still a matter of sophisticated trial and error: no ...

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Prominent U.S. Physicists Send Letter to President Bush

Thirteen of the nation’s most prominent physicists have written a letter to President Bush, calling U.S. plans to reportedly use nuclear weapons against Iran “gravely irresponsible” and warning that such action would ...

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Research Shatters Voting Pattern Stereotypes

New research by Andrew Gelman, professor of statistics and political science, reveals that voting preference or political party affiliation of U.S. states are not simply tied to income levels.

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In Brief: Digi offers new 3G router

Digi International Monday unveiled the telecom industry's first upgradeable commercial-grade 3G wireless area network (WAN) router.

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Study: La Niña might create severe weather

U.S. scientists say La Niña-controlled weather patterns have the potential to produce more severe storms, as those recently seen in the Midwest and South.

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