Archive: 12/07/2006

3D Model Reveals Secrets of Metastasis

A cancer cell breaks away from a primary tumor and settles in a new location, where it once again divides. Pharmaceutical companies typically use simplistic two-dimensional assays for this process, which is known as metastasis, ...

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Trust in global computing

Access to distributed mobile resources by software agents of all types promises much for global computing. But it suffers from the same security and trust problems as the internet itself. Now new tools and protocols could ...

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One Dose of Radiation Causes 30 Percent Spongy Bone Loss

Mice receiving just one therapeutic dose of radiation lost up to 39% of the spongy portion of their inner bone, reducing the inner bone’s weight bearing connections by up to 64%, researchers reported. The study, which appears ...

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Lunar Touchdown For China

Recently, the media has experienced another cascade of reports on the possibility of a Chinese manned lunar program. Translations of an article from a Hong Kong newspaper have hit the wires, and even found their way back ...

dateJul 12, 2006 in Space Exploration
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