Archive: 08/10/2009

New steps forward in cell reprogramming

(PhysOrg.com) -- Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have substantially improved the odds of successfully reprogramming differentiated cells into induced ...

dateAug 10, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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Tweeting Shooting Stars

Amateur astronomers across the UK are preparing to tweet the world’s first mass participation meteor star party, as part of the International Year of Astronomy 2009 (IYA2009). Led by Newbury Astronomical Society, the Twitter ...

dateAug 10, 2009 in Space Exploration
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The Perseids are Coming

Splat! There goes another bug on the windshield. Anyone who's ever driven down a country lane has seen it happen. A fast moving car, a cloud of multiplying insects, and a big disgusting mess.

dateAug 10, 2009 in Space Exploration
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Modelling nano-worlds

(PhysOrg.com) -- Modelling the fabrication processes for integrated circuits can slash production development time and costs by up to 40%. But as transistors, already at nano-scales, become ever smaller, researchers are modelling ...

dateAug 10, 2009 in Semiconductors
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