Archive: 12/06/2008

Medical research on ice

New medical equipment recently delivered to the Antarctic station Concordia will help understand how our bodies physically adapt to this extreme environment - knowledge which could help prepare for a future human mission ...

dateJun 12, 2008 in Space Exploration
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Centromeres cross over, a lot

Recombination at centromeres is higher than anywhere else on the chromosome, even though methyltransferases do their best to prevent it, say Jaco et al., as published in the June 16 issue of the Journal of Cell Biology.

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Sun to set on Ulysses solar mission on July 1

After over 17 years of operation, the joint ESA/NASA mission Ulysses will officially conclude on 1 July this year. The spacecraft, which studied the Sun and its effect on the surrounding space for almost four times its expected ...

dateJun 12, 2008 in Space Exploration
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