Archive: 04/01/2010

Fermi maps an active galaxy's 'smokestack plumes'

If our eyes could see radio waves, the nearby galaxy Centaurus A (Cen A) would be one of the biggest and brightest objects in the sky, nearly 20 times the apparent size of a full moon. What we can't see when ...

dateApr 01, 2010 in Astronomy
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Charting a course toward cleaner cars

(PhysOrg.com) -- The emissions from cars and light trucks account for 16 percent of the total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the United States, and these vehicles use 47 percent of all the petroleum consumed ...

dateApr 01, 2010 in Other
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Study could improve treatments for prostate cancer

Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) scientists have determined how two proteins required for the initiation and development of prostate cancer interact at the molecular level, which could lead to improved treatments for ...

dateApr 01, 2010 in Cancer
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How Secure are iPhone and Android Apps

(PhysOrg.com) -- Today's smartphones are pocket size computers that can be customized by downloading applications. This is what makes a smartphone vulnerable to cybercriminals. In this article we will examine ...

dateApr 01, 2010 in Software weblog
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'Cheater' Cells May Spur Cancer Growth

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study from the Yale School of Medicine reveals a biological struggle within tissue that allows some damaged cells to survive and proliferate, eventually leading to cancer. The study ...

dateApr 01, 2010 in Cancer
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Engineers turn noise into vision

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new technique for revealing images of hidden objects may one day allow pilots to peer through fog and doctors to see more precisely into the human body without surgery.

dateApr 01, 2010 in Optics & Photonics
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