Archive: 25/10/2005

New Evidence About the Rise of Oxygen

Scientists believe that oxygen first showed up in the atmosphere about 2.7 billion years ago. They think it was put there by a one-celled organism called "cyanobacteria," which had recently become the first living thing on ...

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Even 'failed stars' form planets

An international team of astronomers says the process of building planets is more universal and robust than had previously been assumed. Brown dwarfs, like more massive normal stars, are formed when interstellar gas and dust ...

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Mobile-phone shipments up 25 percent

Global mobile-phone shipments reached a record 209 million during the third quarter of 2005 as industry prices continue to soften.

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Nokia eyes rural China wireless market

Nokia is reportedly moving into rural China to cash in on what the company sees as a promising market for low-cost mobile phones.

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Survey: No clear Euro broadband favorites

A survey indicates that large numbers of European broadband customers are switching providers and could prompt changes in the way the services are marketed.

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British girl to undergo rare operation

A 3-year-old British girl suffering from a rare genetic disorder will reportedly undergo a groundbreaking operation in an effort to save her life.

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Dark spins light up

Want to see a diamond? Forget the jewellery store - try a physics laboratory. In the November issue of Nature Physics, Ryan Epstein and colleagues demonstrate the power of their microscope for imaging individual nitrogen ...

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Is there another world in the mirror, Case physicist asks

Like Lewis Carroll’s Alice, who steps through the looking glass into a strange world, Lawrence Krauss, Case Western Reserve University professor of physics, began his search for extra dimensional worlds with the Twilight ...

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