Archive: 02/12/2010

Gut bacteria can cause obesity

Diet, exercise and genes are not the only factors which determine if someone can become obese. The composition of the intestinal bacteria may also account for a person's obesity. This is the contention of Wageningen microbiologists ...

Feb 12, 2010
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Spindles give cancer clues

(PhysOrg.com) -- Cancer scientists working at the University of Dundee have discovered a form of stem cell activity that may help lead to early identification of the disease.

Feb 12, 2010
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Smarter than Google?

Dutch mathematician Nicole Koenderink obtained her PhD yesterday. Her thesis involved a search engine that is smarter than Google. This machine taps into the knowledge of experts and poses questions in return.

Feb 12, 2010
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What Do Students Know?

Black holes, frozen worlds, the "big bang," supernovae -- when it comes to telling strange and compelling stories, astronomy and space science educators can draw upon these and other denizens of a celestial ...

Feb 12, 2010
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Positioning with awiloc

With awiloc, the WLAN positioning technology, Fraunhofer researchers present new tools and an adaptable portfolio of services for building reference databases to be used throughout Europe. The technology will ...

Feb 12, 2010
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