Sun, 1 May 2005 10:01:08 GMTContraceptive Sponge Wins New Approval
Sun, 1 May 2005 10:01:08 GMTMost of the coastal glaciers along the 1,200-mile Antarctic Peninsula have shrunk as temperatures have risen over the past 50 years, and sea levels may climb if the trend continues, according to a study published today in the journal Science.
Sun, 1 May 2005 10:01:08 GMTNASA has moved the target date for launch to May 22 to enable engineers to complete the analysis and review of critical changes made to the orbiter in the aftermath of the Columbia disaster.
Sun, 1 May 2005 10:01:08 GMTAntibiotics Do Not Cut Risk of Heart Problems
Sun, 1 May 2005 10:01:08 GMTNASA Administrator Michael D. Griffin says the space shuttle may be launched even if it is not in full compliance with safety recommendations made in the aftermath of the Columbia disaster.
Sun, 1 May 2005 10:01:08 GMTNew results from a particle collider suggest that the universe behaved like a liquid in its earliest moments, not the fiery gas that was thought to have pervaded the first microseconds of existence.
Sun, 1 May 2005 10:01:08 GMTHappy People May Be Less Prone to Disease
Sun, 1 May 2005 10:01:08 GMTResearchers have developed a customized radar tracking approach, in which insects are fitted with electronic "transponders" that yield the first real-time mapping of the flight paths of butterflies in an agricultural setting.
Sun, 1 May 2005 10:01:08 GMTHulls to Blame for 'Old Maids'
Sun, 1 May 2005 10:01:08 GMTLOS ANGELES, April 16 -- A NASA robotic spacecraft located a Pentagon satellite in space without help from human controllers, but the mission ended early when the computer-driven craft detected a fuel problem, the mission manager said Saturday.
Sun, 1 May 2005 10:01:08 GMTNASA engineers have shown they could service the Hubble Space Telescope using only robots, implicitly challenging the plan to abandon the controversial $470 million mission.
Sun, 1 May 2005 10:01:08 GMTAricept Only Delays Onset of Alzheimer's
Sun, 1 May 2005 10:01:08 GMTMilk and meat from cloned cattle are almost identical in composition to the milk and meat from conventionally bred cattle, according to the first comprehensive assessment of the nutritional value of food from clones.
Sun, 1 May 2005 10:01:08 GMTLow-Fat Diets May Lack Nutrients for Children
Sun, 1 May 2005 10:01:08 GMTA dozen rusting oil rigs perched on the muddy bottom of the Gulf of Mexico have spawned lush marine habitats that are home to a profusion of rare corals and fish.
Sun, 1 May 2005 10:01:08 GMTGalileo's Debt to the Poet
Sun, 1 May 2005 10:01:08 GMTDiscovery of a rogue asteroid near earth demonstrates the tenacity of the small band of professionals and amateurs who track potential impact asteroids, and highlights the shortcomings of an international system that pays scant attention to their work.
Sun, 1 May 2005 10:01:08 GMTScientists who three years ago discovered a nearly complete 7 million-year-old skull in central Africa have dug up additional evidence supporting the conclusion that the skull belonged to the earliest known human ancestor.
Sun, 1 May 2005 10:01:08 GMTTomatoes Are Blamed In Salmonella Outbreak
Sun, 1 May 2005 10:01:08 GMTIn a cost-cutting move prompted by President Bush's moon-Mars initiative, NASA could put an end to Voyager, the legendary 28-year mission that has sent a spacecraft farther from Earth than any object ever made by humans.