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Article ID: 11652

Evolutionary Implications of Different Brain Sizes in Men and Women

University at Albany, State University of New York

Do men have larger brains than women? University at Albany anthropologist Dean Falk , an internationally recognized expert in the field of human brain evolution, says it's true: Men around the world do have bigger brains than women.

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20-Mar-1999 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 11613

Engineer Gives Robots New Way to 'See'

Johns Hopkins University

A Johns Hopkins electrical engineer has developed a robotic vision system on a microchip, an alternative to the conventional approach that allows a moving robot to react to obstacles much more quickly.

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Article ID: 11612

Understanding BSE and CJD Advances Vaccines and Diagnostic Tests

Wellcome Trust

A team of UK researchers have made a major advance in understanding how the brain protein involved in BSE in cattle and Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease (CJD) in humans causes so much damage, according to new research published in the current issue of Science magazine.

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Article ID: 11608

Self-Assembled Nanospheres

Sandia National Laboratories

Self-assembling nanospheres that fit inside each other like Russian dolls are one form of a broad range of nanospheres created in the past 12 months at Sandia National Laboratories. The unprecedented control, which has medical, industrial and military potential, is presented in this week's issue of the journal Nature.

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Article ID: 11606

Molecular-Scale Devices May Lead to Faster Computers

North Carolina State University

Future generations of faster, smaller computers and information processing devices may owe their existence to tiny molecular devices being developed by North Carolina State University chemists. The devices -- including a five-molecule-long wire that measures just 9-billionths of a meter end to end -- could help engineers make computer circuits up to 100 times smaller than current sizes.

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19-Mar-1999 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 11604

March 17, 1999 Tipsheet from NSF

National Science Foundation (NSF)

1- 1998 warmest year of millennium; 2- scientists, aircraft, instruments head to indian ocean for climate change experiment; 3- Purdue's 'Bioscope' program teaches biology, entertains like video games

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19-Mar-1999 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 11602

10th Anniversary of Exxon Valdez Spill--Tip Sheet

National Sea Grant College Program

Learn about new techniques from bioremediation to changes in mooring patterns that are helping to reduce the chances for a repeat of an environmentally damaging oil spill as severe as the Exxon Valdez. Also learn about reports on some of the lingering effects of Exxon spill in Alaska.

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19-Mar-1999 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 11601

Crescent Moon, Venus and Saturn

NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

This friday, March 19, 1999, the crescent Moon, Venus and Saturn will put on a dazzling sky show just after sunset.

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19-Mar-1999 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 11597

First to Directedly Increase Enzyme's Activity

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

A University of Arkansas chemist has become the first researcher to increase the activity of an enzyme that breaks down one of nature's most abundant materials that can then be converted into ethanol -- a potentially abundant source of environmentally friendly fuel.

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19-Mar-1999 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 11595

Atlanta Is an "Urban Heat Island"

University of Georgia

UGA researchers have determined that the environmental changes in cities like Atlanta, where trees are replaced by asphault and concrete, are turning into "urban heat islands," where the temperature is higher than surrounding areas and it creates its own weather patterns and thunderstorms.

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19-Mar-1999 12:00 AM EST
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