Archive: 02/11/2009

Columbus, one year on orbit

Exactly one year ago today, the European Columbus laboratory arrived at its berth on the International Space Station, signalling the start of a new era for Europe in human spaceflight.

Feb 11, 2009
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How do you solve a problem like MARIA?

A chance conversation between Alan Preece, Professor of Medical Physics in the Bristol Oncology Centre, and Dr Ian Craddock from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering has led to the development ...

Feb 11, 2009
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Removing wrinkles with RHAMM

Hollywood stars of a certain age take note: Research at Berkeley Lab suggests that a protein linked to the spread of several major human cancers may also hold great potential for the elimination of wrinkles ...

Feb 11, 2009
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On the origin of subspecies

Scientists have sequenced over seventy strains of yeast, the greatest number of genomes for any species.

Feb 11, 2009
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Metabolite Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Researchers from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center have identified a panel of small molecules, or metabolites, that appear to indicate aggressive prostate cancer.

Feb 11, 2009
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