Archive: 13/07/2012

Making live cell microscopy affordable

Researchers in Japan have developed a low-intensity light source that allows cell biologists to visualize and handle live cells without destroying them during prolonged exposure. In addition to laying the foundation for new ...

dateJul 13, 2012 in Cell & Microbiology
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Flying thermometers

Some satellites carry instruments that provide measurements of the surface temperature of oceans and seas – like a thermometer in the sky. Scientists met recently to review data from new satellite missions and scientific ...

dateJul 13, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Can astronomers detect exoplanet oceans?

Detecting water on the surface of exoplanets is becoming a high priority for researchers, as surface water is considered a requirement for habitability. New research examines whether or not the "glint" of light from a planet ...

dateJul 13, 2012 in Astronomy
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High levels of iron in water may hurt dairy products

(Phys.org) -- Cows are thirsty and with good reason — they need to drink nearly 30 gallons of water a day to produce milk and stay healthy. That water needs to be high quality because much of the ingested water becomes ...

dateJul 13, 2012 in Other
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