Lakes are de-gassed to avoid mass deaths

Two African lakes that killed 1,800 people in the 1980s may again release deadly amounts of CO2, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor scientists report.

Sailing the planets: Exploring Mars with guided balloons

Mars rovers, Spirit and Opportunity, have, by now, spent almost two years on the surface of Mars. They traveled several miles each, frequently stopping and analyzing scientific targets with their cameras, spectrometers and ...

Scientists grow hair on bald mice

A Baltimore scientist has used a protein called Hairless in hair progenitor cells to restore follicle growth in genetically hairless mice.

U.S. to open door to VoIP wiretaps

New rules allowing wiretaps of Voice over Internet Protocol conversations are expected to be issued by U.S. authorities in 2007.

Nano World: Two-faced Janus nanoparticles

Janus particles -- two-faced particles named after the Roman god of doorways -- could find use in everything from novel anti-cancer therapies and solar cells to paper-thin flexible video displays, experts told UPI's Nano ...

China's tech commissars target SMS porn

China's Ministry of Information Industry, the regulator of telecom, Internet and information-technology development, said it is targeting cell-phone smut.

Jefferson Lab scientists set to test germ-killing fabrics

The Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab) located in Newport News, Va., has received a $192,000 grant from the Department of Homeland Security to test germ-killing fabrics for ...

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