Archive: 12/11/2007

Building blocks of life formed on Mars

Organic compounds contain carbon and hydrogen and form the building blocks of all life on Earth. By analyzing organic material and minerals in the Martian meteorite Allan Hills 84001, scientists at the Carnegie ...

dateDec 11, 2007 in Space Exploration
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Analysis of documentary photos revises history

By analyzing some lesser known photographs, taken by world famous documentary photographers, art historian Cecelia Strandroth relates a new history of the Depression Era in the United States. She will publicly defend her ...

dateDec 11, 2007 in Other
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Brain stem cells sensitive to space radiation

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) scientists recently led a team of researchers to study potential effects of space radiation on astronauts. The results of their study are revealing and will provide the foundation for ...

dateDec 11, 2007 in Medical research
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Hazy red sunset on extrasolar planet

A team of astronomers have used the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to detect, for the first time, strong evidence of hazes in the atmosphere of a planet orbiting a distant star. The discovery comes after ...

dateDec 11, 2007 in Astronomy
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Cancer risks of eating red and processed meat

New findings provide evidence that people who eat a lot of red and processed meats have greater risk of developing bowel and lung cancer than people who eat small quantities. The research by Amanda Cross and colleagues at ...

dateDec 11, 2007 in Cancer
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