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Mug of tea Tea 'reduces ovarian cancer risk'  - BBC        

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Alzheimer's Disease:
12/21/2005: Gladstone Study Links Alzheimer's With Toxic Protein Fragments - Science Daily

Biosciences:
12/21/2005: S Korea stem cell success 'faked'
12/21/2005: In loving arms Squid uses tentacles as mobile nursery - first images
  - BBC
12/21/2005: Japan zoo puts portly penguins on winter work outs  - BBC
12/21/2005: Like stem cell research isn't controversial enough  - C/Net
12/21/2005: Co-author says key parts of stem cell study faked  - C/Net
12/21/2005: ‘Fish with chips’ touted as key to seas - MSNBC
12/21/2005: Claims of fakery swirl around cloning - MSNBC
12/21/2005: Genetics of skin color - MSNBC
12/21/2005: Cosmic Log: Stem cell snafu - MSNBC
12/21/2005: Plump penguins put on workout routine - MSNBC
12/21/2005: Stem-cell pioneer accused of faking data  - Nature
12/21/2005: Plan matures for partner to genome quest  - Nature
12/21/2005: Spring-loaded microbe inspires nanomachines - New Scientist
12/21/2005: Scientist Faked Stem Cell Study, Associate Says  - NY Times
12/21/2005: USC Researchers Track Down The Stem Cells That Create Feathers - Science Daily
12/21/2005: Researcher Makes First-ever Observation Of Squid Caring For Eggs - Science Daily
12/21/2005: Ability To Capture Large Prey May Be Origin Of Army Ants' Cooperative Behavior - Science Daily
12/21/2005: How E. Coli Bacterium Generates Simplicity From Complexity - Science Daily
12/21/2005: Bats Use Touch Receptors On Wings To Fly, Catch Prey, Study Finds
 - Science Daily
12/21/2005: The Heavy Burden of a Mother Squid
 - Space.com

Climate, Environment:
12/21/2005: 2005 warmest ever year in north  - BBC - MSNBC
12/21/2005: Washington Post: 2005 continues warming trend
12/21/2005: Alaska volcano ready to erupt? - MSNBC
12/21/2005: Snails mount attack on US wetlands  - Nature
12/21/2005: Ocean floor boring ship may aid quake prediction - New Scientist
12/21/2005: Bangladesh's arsenic woes are here to stay - New Scientist
12/21/2005: Ancient Glaciers Still Affect The Shape Of North America, Say Scientists - Science Daily
12/21/2005: Post-Katrina- Lead In Disturbed Soil May Pose Heightened Health Risk - Science Daily
12/21/2005: Surprise: High Ozone Levels in Mountains of Tibet - Space.com

Computers:
Devices
12/21/2005: Great Gamers' Gift Guide of 2005  - Wired News
12/21/2005: Nissan to Show Xbox Automobile  - Wired News
12/21/2005: Xbox 360 copy protection cracks  - BBC
12/21/2005: Firefly kid's phone for $125 profit  - C/Net
12/21/2005: A chair with video-game vibe  - C/Net
12/21/2005: 'Second Life' turns attacker in to FBI  - C/Net
12/21/2005: Where iPods meet sock hops
  - C/Net

Communications
12/21/2005: Will U.S. carriers switch mobile standards-
  - C/Net
12/21/2005: Driver cell phone use speeding up
  - C/Net
12/21/2005: LG dives into waterproof cell phones
  - C/Net
12/21/2005: More cell phones switching to GSM?
  - C/Net
12/21/2005: Steve Martin fights rude cell phone users
  - C/Net
12/21/2005: UMR Study Finds Gas Pipelines Could Serve As Wireless Links
 - Science Daily

Technology

PC's
12/21/2005: Cheap Alternative to 8-GB Thumbs  - Wired News

Internet
12/21/2005: Hackers fuel Peru-Chile rivalry  - BBC
12/21/2005: Online surge Will heavy demand spoil online Christmas shopping?-  - BBC
12/21/2005: Amazon puts the web up for rent  - BBC
12/21/2005: Christmas Carol gets free podcast  - BBC
12/21/2005: Food stores in online sales surge  - BBC
12/21/2005: The wide world of Google  - C/Net
12/21/2005: New media takes center stage
  - C/Net
12/21/2005: There's no getting off that no-fly list
  - C/Net

Miscellaneous
12/21/2005: Microsoft's top 10 hurdles for 2006  - C/Net
12/21/2005: Microsoft security zaps laptop tracer  - C/Net
12/21/2005: December Vista preview coming soon  - C/Net
12/21/2005: Microsoft mixes it up with designer types  - C/Net
12/21/2005: Penn Researchers Provide Recommendations For Artificial Nutrition And Hydration - Science Daily

Energy:
12/21/2005: California proposes $3 billion solar plan  - El. Engr. Times
12/21/2005: GT, SunPower see record solar orders  - El. Engr. Times
12/21/2005: PolyFuel claims fuel cell power boost  - El. Engr. Times

Health:
Cardiovascular
12/21/2005: Fish Oil Prevents Potentially Deadly Heart Rate Variability - Science Daily

Cancer  
12/21/2005: Tea 'reduces ovarian cancer risk'   - BBC
12/21/2005: National Study Improves Outcome For Pediatric Acute Myeloid Leukemia - Science Daily
12/21/2005: Dietary fibre may not prevent bowel cancer after all - New Scientist
12/21/2005: Breast Cancer Drugs May Slow Growth Of Lung Cancer - Science Daily
12/21/2005: Cancer Scientists Call For A Large-Scale Human Epigenome Project - Science Daily
12/21/2005: How E. Coli Bacterium Generates Simplicity From Complexity

Infectious
12/21/2005: Diamond-studded cells could shed light on immunity - New Scientist
12/21/2005: Scientists Use Technology To Tackle Food-Borne Illnesses - Science Daily

Non-Infectious
12/21/2005: 200 Proteins Which Detect Diseases Of The Liver - Science Daily
12/21/2005: Flaws revealed in on-the-spot coke test - New Scientist
12/21/2005: Nearly A Quarter Of Children Are Especially Susceptible To Respiratory Illness If They Are Exposed To Second-hand Smoke - Science Daily

Miscellaneous
12/21/2005: UK full face transplant search  - BBC
12/21/2005: Disease link to water poisoning  - BBC
12/21/2005: Why taking time to get pregnant means you'll probably have a boy  - BBC
12/21/2005: EU scientists want nanomedicine funding  - C/Net
12/21/2005: Drug company's defence in Vioxx case suffers setback - New Scientist
12/21/2005: Carnegie Mellon Researchers Find Links Between Happiness And Health, But Questions Remain - Science Daily
12/21/2005: One Small Step Means Giant Leap For Spinal Cord Research: New Device Assists Walking In Patients - Science Daily
12/21/2005: Prepregnancy Weight Is Increasing, Bringing Greater Risk - Science Daily

History, Anthropology:
12/21/2005: New Study Identifies Louse-borne Diseases That Ravaged Napoleon's Army - Science Daily
12/21/2005: Skulls in South America Tell New Migration Tale - Space.com

Miscellaneous:
12/21/2005: See The Ball, Hit The Ball: Study Correlates Perceived Ball Size With Batting Average - Science Daily
12/21/2005: E-Paper's Killer App: Packaging  - Wired News
12/21/2005: 'Tis a Very Saucy Christmas  - Wired News
12/21/2005: The Mona Lisa is definitely smiling - says a computer  - BBC
12/21/2005: Another jab from JibJab  - C/Net
12/21/2005: Perspective: How to lose friends and alienate people  - C/Net
12/21/2005: Reining in outsourcing risk  - C/Net
12/21/2005: Hold the presses: Story on China's media sector is still evolving  - C/Net
12/21/2005: Aging computers hobble Homeland Security  - C/Net
12/21/2005: Alien search merges with other home projects  - Nature
12/21/2005: Poor nations leery of U.S. "aid for trade" - Seattle Times
12/21/2005: China's rise may be even more stunning - Seattle Times
12/21/2005: Ten Thousand Teachers, Ten Million Minds - Space.com
12/21/2005: Ultimate Mood Light: New LED Panels Snap into Electronic Walls - Space.com

Neurosciences:
12/21/2005: Dementia cases 'are set to soar'  - BBC
12/21/2005: 'Trojan cells' treat brain diseases from the inside - New Scientist
12/21/2005: How brainpower can help you cheat old age - New Scientist
12/21/2005: OHSU Discovery Sheds Light Into How Stem Cells Become Brain Cells - Science Daily
12/21/2005: Engineered Stem Cells Show Promise For Sneaking Drugs Into The Brain - Science Daily

Physics and Astronomy:
12/21/2005: Witnessing The Flash From A Black Hole's Cannibal Act - Science Daily
12/21/2005: Observatory spots galaxy's most energetic gamma rays
 - New Scientist

Prolongevity

Robotics:

Space:
12/21/2005: Spider Robots And The Space Web - SpaceDaily
12/21/2005: China Outlines Lunar Ambitions
  - Wired News
12/21/2005: Out of this world New Mexico gets a departure lounge with a difference
  - BBC
12/21/2005: Microbes Under Greenland Ice May Be Preview Of What Scientists Find Under Mars' Surface
 - Science Daily
12/21/2005: Space Tourism Firm Unveils Orbital Spacecraft Concept - Space.com
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Technology:
12/21/2005: Another World-record Achievement For National High Magnetic Field Laboratory - Science Daily
12/21/2005: Hold the Photons!  - Wired News
12/21/2005: Secret of blowing square bubbles discovered - New Scientist
12/21/2005: Electronic Walls And Ceilings Make It Easy To Change Lighting And Room Design - Science Daily
12/21/2005: Researchers Make Long DNA 'Wires' For Future Medical Devices - Science Daily

  



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