Archive: 10/06/2011

The story behind Paolo's space station photos

( -- When the Soyuz TMA-20 spacecraft undocked from the International Space Station, ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli had a special job to do: capture unique images of the orbital outpost with the Shuttle and Europe’s ...

dateJun 10, 2011 in Space Exploration
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An egalitarian Internet? Not so, study says

( -- The Internet is often thought of as a forum that enables egalitarian communication among people from diverse backgrounds and political persuasions, but a University of Georgia study reveals that online discussion ...

dateJun 10, 2011 in Social Sciences
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The goal? Cooler, smaller, fuel cells

Fuel cells that use hydrogen or methane to generate electricity in chemical reactions while shedding only harmless byproducts like water are dream products for engineers, environmentalists and business leaders searching for ...

dateJun 10, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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Lasers spectacular

The new laser on the Keck I telescope has inspired two avid Mauna Kea photographers to capture the light show in a series of stunning images and videos. We’ve collected some of their work here for your entertainment ...

dateJun 10, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Chasing EHEC with the computer

Just a few genes make enterohaemorrhagic E. coli (EHEC) extremely dangerous to humans. If it were not for these genes, EHEC would hardly differ from harmless enteric bacteria. Bioinformatics scientists from the Saarbrücken ...

dateJun 10, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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