Archive: 2/03/2006

Ecosystem In Suspended Animation

Deeply buried ocean sediments may house populations of tiny organisms that have extremely low maintenance energy needs and population turnover rates of anywhere from 200 to 2,000 years, according to an international team ...

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Early Andean maize is unearthed

Archaeologists say they've found evidence that ancient Peruvians grew maize more than a millennium earlier than previously thought.

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Group: Don't rebury Hawaiian artifacts

Artifacts found in a Hawaiian lava tube should be put on display and studied, not buried, a group of native Hawaiians said Thursday.

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Budget divides Indian IT down the middle

A day after the local IT hardware industry uncorked the bubbly for receiving unprecedented sops from the Indian 2006 Budget that gave local manufacturing a fillip, it appears that it would have the spend the next few months ...

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Bird flu spreads to Switzerland

A British laboratory has reportedly confirmed the H5N1 strain of avian flu has spread to Switzerland.

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Study: Bronze disk is astronomical clock

A mysterious Bronze Age disk has reportedly been identified by a Hamburg, Germany, scientist as being one of the world's first astronomical clocks.

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Physicist Owen Chamberlain dies at 85

Renowned physicist Owen Chamberlain, who shared a Nobel Prize for introducing the world to antimatter, died Tuesday in Berkeley, Calif., at the age of 85.

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