Archive: 01/10/2011

Transforming skin cells into cartilage

In this paper, Noriyuki Tsumaki and his team at the Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, used fibroblasts isolated from adult mouse skin, and expressed proteins used to induce pluripotency along with a factor that ...

dateJan 10, 2011 in Medical research
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An earlier start on diagnosing breast, prostate cancers

Using biological samples taken from patients and state-of-the-art biochemical techniques, a Florida State University researcher is working to identify a variety of "biomarkers" that might provide earlier warnings of the presence ...

dateJan 10, 2011 in Cancer
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BlackBerry to filter websites in Indonesia

Smartphone maker BlackBerry on Monday said it would start filtering web services in Indonesia after the government threatened curbs on the company if it failed to block access to pornographic sites.

dateJan 10, 2011 in Business
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New insights into sun's photosphere reported

NJIT Distinguished Professor Philip R. Goode and the research team at Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBSO) have reported new insights into the small-scale dynamics of the Sun's photosphere. The observations were ...

dateJan 10, 2011 in Astronomy
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Study estimates land available for biofuel crops

Using detailed land analysis, Illinois researchers have found that biofuel crops cultivated on available land could produce up to half of the world's current fuel consumption – without affecting food crops or pastureland.

dateJan 10, 2011 in Environment
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Laptops can affect men's chances of having children

If you are a man who is thinking about having children sometime in the future, you might want to reconsider how you use your laptop. Having a frequent habit of placing your laptop on your lap may affect your chances of having ...

dateJan 10, 2011 in Health
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