Archive: 08/06/2010

New national telescope at La Silla

A new robotic telescope has had first light at ESO's La Silla Observatory, in Chile. TRAPPIST (TRAnsiting Planets and PlanetesImals Small Telescope) is devoted to the study of planetary systems through two approaches: the ...

dateJun 08, 2010 in Astronomy
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New shortcut to cell growth

People have them, cats have them and whales have some, too. Neurons, those interlinked nerve cells that carry sensations including pain, stretch from our spinal cords to the tips of our toes, paws or fins. According to a ...

dateJun 08, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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