Archive: 05/03/2009

Researchers welcome Obama's emphasis on science

Valentino Stella had not expected President Barack Obama to mention science in his inaugural address. But when he promised to "restore science to its rightful place, and wield technology's wonders to raise health-care's quality ...

dateMar 05, 2009 in Other
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Politicians using Twitter in growing numbers

John McCain took to the Senate floor Monday and talked about twittering. For the increasingly popular networking tool, it was either a moment that marked the technology's full-bore entry into the cultural mainstream -- or ...

dateMar 05, 2009 in Internet
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Geologists map rocks to soak CO2 from air

A new report by scientists at Columbia University's Earth Institute and the US Geological Survey points to an abundant supply of carbon-trapping rock in the US that could be used to help stabilize global warming.

dateMar 05, 2009 in Environment
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The making of an intestinal stem cell

Researchers have found the factor that makes the difference between a stem cell in the intestine and any other cell. The discovery reported in the March 6th issue of the journal Cell, a Cell Press publication, is an essential ...

dateMar 05, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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New deep-sea coral discovered

( -- Scientists identified seven new species of bamboo coral discovered on a NOAA-funded mission in the deep waters of the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument. Six of these species may represent ...

dateMar 05, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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