April 2005

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April 27, 2005

Google Print Revolutionizes Access to Books

Currently in beta testing, Google Print aims to get it there by putting book content where you can find it most easily – right in your Google search results. Try it.... ... more

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One Plane to Rule them All - Airbus A380 Makes Historic Maiden Flight

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Purdue Researchers Examine Random Number Generators

Everything we do to achieve privacy and security in the computer age depends on random numbers. Every time you establish an SSL connection to, say, PayPal, there's a string of digits working hard behind the scenes. Computers use pseudorandom number... ... more

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April 26, 2005

Gene Therapy Gives Hope for Alzheimer's Patients

The first study to use gene therapy to treat Alzheimer’s disease shows the therapy markedly reduces the rate of cognitive decline seen in these patients. [more]... ... more

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April 25, 2005

Exploding Toads Baffle Scientists

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April 13, 2005

DNA to trace journey of human race

This is fascinating:The National Geographic Society launches a massive project today to trace the migratory history of humans. The five-year effort will involve the collection and analysis of DNA from more than 100,000 people worldwide. “We already have a general... ... more

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April 06, 2005

Medical Device Reduces Blood Pressure

Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center are the first in the nation to test an investigational medical device that lowers blood pressure by activating the body’s natural blood pressure regulation systems.The landmark procedure, performed March 31, is part... ... more

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