Archive: 06/03/2008

Researchers work toward ending cartilage loss

Scientists have long wrestled with how to aid those who suffer cartilage damage and loss. One popular way is to inject an artificial gel that can imitate cartilage's natural ability to act as the body's shock absorber. But ...

Jun 03, 2008
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Terahertz laser source at room temperature

“There is a growing interest in utilizing terahertz radiation, or T-rays, for a variety of applications,” Mikhail Belkin, a scientist at Harvard University, tells PhysOrg.com. “The terahertz region is a part of the ...

Jun 03, 2008 feature
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Researchers identify gene that regulates glucose levels

In an effort to understand how genes work, a collaborative study which includes the University of Southern California (USC) has identified a gene that regulates glucose levels. The results, which will be published in the ...

Jun 03, 2008
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Low-cost airlines are now the new major players

Leading low-cost airlines with a preference for small, inexpensive airports are now the largest airlines in the United States and Europe, according to an MIT expert on airport design and operations, who said that airport ...

Jun 03, 2008
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