Archive: 07/1/2011

New technique advances bioprinting of cells

Ever since an ordinary office inkjet printer had its ink cartridges swapped out for a cargo of cells about 10 years ago and sprayed out cell-packed droplets to create living tissue, scientists and engineers have never looked ...

dateJul 01, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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Tackling tumors with iron oxide

(PhysOrg.com) -- Detecting cancer cells and destroying them, injecting drugs with extreme precision into diseased cells in the human body – these are just two examples of what EPFL scientists are attempting ...

dateJul 01, 2011 in Bio & Medicine
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High speed at the edge of space

Students from the Cambridge University Spaceflight team (CUSF) have successfully tested model parachutes for the ExoMars lander. The ExoMars lander project is a European-led robotic mission to Mars. Working in conjunction ...

dateJul 01, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Stopping malignancy in its tracks

An unusual chemical compound isolated from a mud-dwelling fungus found in a soil sample collected in Daejeon, South Korea, could lead to a new family of antitumor drugs. Discovered by teams led by Jong Seog ...

dateJul 01, 2011 in Biochemistry
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Is the American dream dying?

Stars and stripes. Fireworks. Red, white and blue. For many Americans, summertime is a colorful celebration of freedom, independence and patriotism – particularly around the 4th of July.

dateJul 01, 2011 in Economics & Business
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Embracing superficial imperfections

Chemists normally work rigorously to exclude impurities from their reactions. This is especially true for scanning tunneling microscopy (STM) experiments that can produce atomic-scale images of surfaces. Using ...

dateJul 01, 2011 in Materials Science
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