Archive: 6/09/2005

Human tissue to be made from stem cells

University of Liverpool researchers reportedly are striving to make human tissue grown from stem cells available for transplant within four years.

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Study: Martian volcanoes might be active

British scientists say fields of volcanic cones discovered at the North Pole of Mars suggest the Red Planet might still be geologically active.

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Kazaa hit by file-sharing crackdown

Following in the footsteps of the U.S. courts, an Australian federal judge Monday ruled against the file-swapping network Kazaa for making it easier for Web users to download copyrighted music, but he denied allegations by ...

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Deep Impact Adds Color to Unfolding Comet Picture

Painting by the numbers is a good description of how scientists create pictures of everything from atoms in our bodies to asteroids and comets in our solar system. Researchers involved in NASA's Deep Impact mission have been ...

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Translator for movie worlds

Even the film industry has to contend with the annoyance of incompatible standards. Converters can do more than provide a transition between European and US television. Scientists are displaying the prototype of a multi-purpose ...

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Surround sound via headphones

Music fans will soon be able to enjoy high-quality surround sound even when traveling: Ensonido creates an illusion of several loudspeakers for the ears wearing stereo headphones. The software measures the movements of the ...

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New search engine 'revolutionary'

A 26-year-old PhD student from the University of New South Wales has patented a new way of exploring the web that could revolutionise existing search engines. Developed by Ori Allon, the Orion (TM) search engine is designed ...

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Miss. River wetlands must be reconstructed

Scientists say the New Orleans flooding might have been prevented had the Mississippi River's delta and barrier islands been intact. But now the scientists say a Manhattan Project-style effort must be made to restore the ...

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Private space launch to be announced

New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson reportedly is ready to announce the first in a series of launches from his state's new Southwest Regional Spaceport.

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