Archive: 1/08/2008

Tracking down abrupt climate changes

In an article in the scientific magazine Nature Geosciences, the geoscientists Achim Brauer, Peter Dulski and Jörg Negendank, (emeritus Professor) from the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Gerald Haug from the ...

dateAug 01, 2008 in Earth Sciences
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Cutting the brakes on the immune system

Your immune system may have more in common with a Corvette than you thought. When a virus or bacteria enters a human body, the immune system revs up to fight and expel the invader. Once the invader is gone, the body puts ...

dateAug 01, 2008 in Genetics
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A Brief History of Solar Sails

sō’lar sāil, n. - A gossamer material that, when unfurled in the vacuum of space, feels the pressure of sunlight and propelled by said pressure may carry a ship among the stars.

dateAug 01, 2008 in Space Exploration
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