archive: SETI SciCentral News Alert for Friday, 21-May-1999 12:05:46 PM EDT

SETI SciCentral News Alert for Friday, 21-May-1999 12:05:46 PM EDT

Larry Klaes ( lklaes@bbn.com )
Fri, 21 May 1999 14:22:55 -0400

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>Date: Fri, 21 May 1999 12:17:05 -0400 (EDT)
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> [1]SciCentral: http://www.scicentral.com
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> Friday, May 21, 1999 Edition
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>References
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> 1. http://www.scicentral.com/
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> BIOTECHNOLOGY
>
> * [1]Selected Articles:
> + Toxic Pollen from Widely Planted, Genetically Modified Corn
> Can Kill Monarch Butterflies
> + Europe Halts Genetic Corn Trade
> + Biotechnology and Medical Technology Evolution '99 &
> Employment Data Released
> + Poison Patent Alarms Aid Charity (funnel web spider venom
> patent)
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>References
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> 1. http://www.scicentral.com/B-biotec.html#articles
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> ENVIRONMENT & ECOLOGY
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> * [1]Selected Articles:
> + USGS Research Upsets Conventional Wisdom on Invasive Species
> Invasions
> + Natural Hazards Response Requires New Approach, Study Says
> + Fixing Crises Without Creating More
>
> * [2]Databases:
> + EPA Center for Environmental Information and Statistics
> (environmental profiles of all U.S. states and counties)
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>References
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> 1. http://www.scicentral.com/B-enviro.html#articles
> 2. http://www.scicentral.com/B-enviro.html#databases
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> EVOLUTION & PALEONTOLOGY
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> * [1]Selected Articles:
> + The War of the Glyptodonts (glyptodonts anatomy and
> mechanics)
> + Big Bottom Is the Tops (pelvis studies yield evolution clues)
> + America's Founding Fathers May Have Siberian Roots
> + Breathing Life into an 85 Million-Year-Old Flying Reptile
> (Pteranodon longiceps)
> + Fossilized Emu Eggshells Give Clues to 65,000 Years of
> Vegetation and Climate Changes in Australia
> + Lifeboatman Finds Bronze Age Rapier on Beach
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>References
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> 1. http://www.scicentral.com/B-evolut.html#articles
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> ASTRONOMY
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> * [1]Selected Articles:
> + UA Researcher Discovers 18th Moon Orbiting Uranus
> + Colossal Cyclone Swirling Near Martian North Pole
> + SOHO Ready for Next Cosmic Events
> + After 20 Years, FUSE Finally Nears Launch
> + UC Berkeley's SETI@home Project Turns Planet into Giant
> Listening Post for Signals from Outer Space
> + New UK Telescope Will Survey Southern Skies
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>References
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> 1. http://www.scicentral.com/S-astron.html#articles
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> GEOPHYSICS & SEISMOLOGY
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> * [1]Special Reports:
> + Earth's Magnetic Attractions (geomagnetic excursions)
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>References
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> 1. http://www.scicentral.com/S-geophy.html#reports
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> METEOROLOGY & CLIMATOLOGY
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> * [1]Selected Articles:
> + All Fired Up (ball lightning model)
> + Oklahoma Tornado Sets Wind Record
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>References
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> 1. http://www.scicentral.com/S-meteor.html#articles
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> OCEANOGRAPHY
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> * [1]Selected Articles:
> + U.S. Releases Plan for an Integrated Ocean Observing System
> + Mediterranean Repeatedly Poisoned in the Past
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>References
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> 1. http://www.scicentral.com/S-oceano.html#articles
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> SATELLITES & REMOTE SENSING
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> * [1]Selected Articles:
> + Student-Built TERRIERS Satellite Experiencing Difficulties
>
> * [2]Special Reports:
> + TERRIERS Project
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>References
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> 1. http://www.scicentral.com/S-satrem.html#articles
> 2. http://www.scicentral.com/S-satrem.html#reports
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> AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
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> * [1]Selected Articles:
> + Deep Space 1 Continues Despite "Intelligent" Mistake
> + Space Shuttle Rescheduled to Blast Off May 27th
> + Solar Electric Propulsion Set for Flight Demonstration
> + Flying with the Help of Virtual Reality
> + Virtual Air Tower Can Re-Enact Collisions
> + Flying Contraptions for One (SoloTrek Exo-Skeletor Flying
> Machine)
>
>References
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> 1. http://www.scicentral.com/E-aerosp.html#articles
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>
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> INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & INTERNET
>
> * [1]Selected Articles:
> + Rewind, Replay, and Unwind with New High-Tech TV Devices
> + A Quantum Leap in Computing (quantum computing and
> cryptography)
> + Gnome Is No Windows Dwarf (Gnu Network Object Model
> Environment operating system)
> + Writing on the Wall for Cards (fingerprint-detection smart
> pens)
>
>References
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> 1. http://www.scicentral.com/E-infote.html#articles
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> MECHANICAL ENGINEERING & ROBOTICS
>
> * [1]Selected Articles:
> + The Inside-Out Plasma Engine
>
> * [2]Special Reports:
> + AI and A-Life (artificial intelligence systems)
>
>References
>
> 1. http://www.scicentral.com/E-mechan.html#articles
> 2. http://www.scicentral.com/E-mechan.html#reports
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> TELECOMMUNICATIONS
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> * [1]Selected Articles:
> + Broadband Wireless: The Big Hertz
> + FCC Favors "Last-Mile" Competition, Not Regulation
> + First Mobile Videophone Introduced
> + Earth, You've Got Mail ("wiring-up" the solar system)
>
>References
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> 1. http://www.scicentral.com/E-teleco.html#articles
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> ASTROPHYSICS & RELATIVITY
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> * [1]Selected Articles:
> + Scientists Catch Another Gamma-Ray Burster in Visible Light
>
>References
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> 1. http://www.scicentral.com/P-astrel.html#articles
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>
>
> ATOMIC & PLASMA PHYSICS
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> * [1]Selected Articles:
> + Explaining Rough and Smooth on the Atomic Scale
>
>References
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> 1. http://www.scicentral.com/P-atopla.html#articles
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>
>
> COMPUTER SCIENCE
>
> * [1]Selected Articles:
> + Pushing the Limits of Computer Technology (optical computing
> research)
> + NSF Grant Brings "Virtual Worlds" to Life
>
> * [2]Special Reports:
> + AI and A-Life (artificial intelligence research)
>
>References
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> 1. http://www.scicentral.com/P-comput.html#articles
> 2. http://www.scicentral.com/P-comput.html#reports
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> MATHEMATICS
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> * [1]Selected Articles:
> + Mathematics and Development (boosting mathematical research
> in developing countries)
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>References
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> 1. http://www.scicentral.com/P-mathem.html#articles
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> OPTICS, PHOTONICS, & LASER SCIENCE
>
> * [1]Selected Articles:
> + Pushing the Limits of Computer Technology (optical computing
> research)
>
>References
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> 1. http://www.scicentral.com/P-optics.html#articles
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