Archive: 07/10/2009

Heat Shield Readied for Next Mars Rover

Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Denver, has finished building and testing the heat shield for protecting the Curiosity rover of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory project. This heat shield is even larger than the ...

dateJul 10, 2009 in Space Exploration
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Longevity pill on the horizon?

(PhysOrg.com) -- While applauding findings that an Easter Island compound extends the lives of middle-aged mice, University of Washington longevity researchers caution that healthy people shouldn't start taking the drug in ...

dateJul 10, 2009 in Medical research
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Laughter Differs In Children With Autism

According to a recent paper entitled "Laughter Differs in Children with Autism: An Acoustic Analysis of Laughter Produced by Children with and without the Disorder" in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, childr ...

dateJul 10, 2009 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Illustrious Jewish roots of Tory leader revealed

(PhysOrg.com) -- David Cameron’s Jewish history goes back hundreds - if not thousands - of years, according to a University of Manchester historian. Dr Yaakov Wise, who specialises in Jewish history, says the Tory leade ...

dateJul 10, 2009 in Other
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Tying up loose ends for a quantum leap

Quantum technologies have become the Holy Grail of the IT industry with research projects springing up all over Europe. Now a major effort is being made to spur development by adopting a coordinated, structured approach.

dateJul 10, 2009 in Other
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London 2012 replaces sponsor Nortel with Cisco

(AP) -- London Olympic officials on Friday replaced bankrupt Canadian technology sponsor Nortel Networks with Cisco for the 2012 Games, a move that will cost organizers $19.4 million in revenue.

dateJul 10, 2009 in Business
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