Archive: 07/12/2006

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 ...

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U.S. government produces science kits

The U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven (N.Y.) National Laboratory has developed science education kits for middle school, high school and college students.

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How parachute spiders invade new territory

Researchers have developed a new model that explains how spiders are able to ‘fly’ or ‘parachute’ into new territory on single strands of silk – sometimes covering distances of hundreds of miles over ...

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