Archive: 11/09/2009

Carrier Pigeon Faster Than Broadband Internet

( -- In South Africa, a carrier pigeon carrying a 4GB memory stick proved to be faster than the ADSL service from the country's biggest web firm, Telkom. Winston the pigeon took one hour and eight minutes to carry ...

dateSep 11, 2009 in Telecom weblog
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Mice Levitated for Space Research

( -- Scientists have managed to levitate young mice in research carried out for NASA. Levitated mice may help research on bone density loss during long exposures to low gravity, such as in space travel and missions ...

dateSep 11, 2009 in General Physics weblog
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RNA interference found in budding yeasts

Some budding yeast species have the ability to silence genes using RNA interference (RNAi). Until now, most researchers thought that no budding yeasts possess the RNAi pathway because Saccharomyces cerevisiae, the protoypical ...

dateSep 11, 2009 in Biochemistry
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