Archive: 07/01/2009

A Super-Efficient Particle Accelerator

This image of data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope shows a part of the roughly circular supernova remnant known as RCW 86.

dateJul 01, 2009 in Astronomy
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Puffins to be fitted with 'sat nav' to monitor decline

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at Newcastle University are using GPS technology in an effort to understand a worrying decline in the numbers of Puffins. In the last five years the numbers of the sea birds has plummeted aroun ...

dateJul 01, 2009 in Ecology
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Human cardiac master stem cells identified

(PhysOrg.com) -- Harvard Stem Cell Institute researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital have identified the earliest master human heart stem cell from human embryonic stem cells - ISL1+ progenitors - that ...

dateJul 01, 2009 in Medical research
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Embedded electronics -- cars get cooperative

(PhysOrg.com) -- European researchers have developed a groundbreaking middleware platform that could lead to thousands of new applications in a range of industries. Beginning with in-car electronics, the platform ...

dateJul 01, 2009 in Engineering
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FDA requires Chantix, Zyban to have warning

(AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration will require two smoking-cessation drugs, Chantix and Zyban, to carry the agency's strongest safety warning over side effects including depression and suicidal thoughts.

dateJul 01, 2009 in Medications
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