Archive: 10/01/2011

Hubble zooms in on a space oddity

A strange, glowing green cloud of gas that has mystified astronomers since its discovery in 2007 has been studied by Hubble. The cloud of gas is lit up by the bright light of a nearby quasar, and shows signs of ongoing star ...

dateJan 10, 2011 in Astronomy
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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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