Archive: 12/08/2011

Medical dye is good news for frogs

A readily available medical dye could become an key tool in amphibian conservation and management and the research is soon to be published in the Herpetological Journal.

Dec 08, 2011
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Gaia spreads its wings

(PhysOrg.com) -- ESA’s Gaia star-mapper has passed a critical test ahead of its launch in 2013: the spacecraft’s sunshield has been deployed for the first time.

Dec 08, 2011
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NASA's Jason-1 achieves a one-decade landmark

(PhysOrg.com) -- On Dec. 7, 2001, NASA and the French Space Agency Centre Nationale d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES) launched the Jason-1 satellite from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., embarking on a planned ...

Dec 08, 2011
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Streamlining chip design

In the same way that computing power moved from mainframes to the desktop in the 1980s, it’s now moving from the desktop to handheld devices. But that’s putting new demands on chip designers. Because ...

Dec 08, 2011
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