Archive: 10/05/2011

Cell cultures from a machine

Cell cultures form the basis of day-to-day research work in applications that range from the development of drugs and vaccines to the decoding of functions of individual genes. Up until now, cell cultures ...

Oct 05, 2011
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Clean soot particle filters

The soot particle filters found on diesel vehicles are designed to ensure that no harmful particles make their way through the exhaust pipe. Often, though, the exhaust from newer-model engines is not hot enough ...

Oct 05, 2011
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Probing Question: How well do we predict floods?

There was no Ark involved and it didn’t last 40 days -- but when the remnants of Tropical Storm Lee dumped more rain on the already saturated Northeast, the result was the Susquehanna River’s worst flooding in nearly ...

Oct 05, 2011
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A buyer's guide to the new iPhone 4S

(AP) -- Apple is trotting out a new iPhone on Oct. 14, but it's not the iPhone 5 some were expecting. Instead, it's a more modest upgrade, the iPhone 4S. Here are some facts to help you decide if it's time ...

Oct 05, 2011
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On sale now in China: the 'iPhone 5'

Several Chinese online stores are offering die-hard Apple fans the opportunity to buy the much-anticipated next-generation iPhone 5. There's just one catch -- the US tech giant hasn't released it yet.

Oct 05, 2011
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