Archive: 10/13/2008

Tunable microlenses shine light on medical imaging

( -- University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers have developed tunable liquid microlenses that can quickly scan images and record video. Integrated onto fiber-optic probes, the lenses further could reduce the invasiveness ...

dateOct 13, 2008 in General Physics
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Martian weather satellite's first report

( -- Scientists now have a ‘Martian weather satellite’ to observe the weather on Mars in the same way as they monitor Earth’s weather. Its first ‘weather report’ has been given by a team ...

dateOct 13, 2008 in Space Exploration
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Embryonic heart exhibits impressive regenerative capacity

A new study demonstrates that the embryonic mouse heart has an astounding capacity to regenerate, a phenomenon previously observed only in non-mammalian species. The research, published by Cell Press in the October 14th issue ...

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Grids get down to business

( -- New technology developed by European researchers allows companies to deploy their business processes using grid computing and, even better, it validates a platform that gives easy access to grid resources. ...

dateOct 13, 2008 in Engineering
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Faint gamma-ray bursts do actually exist

( -- Gamma-ray bursts, powerful glares of high-energy that wash through the Universe once every day or so are, for a brief time, the brightest objects in the gamma-ray sky. ESA’s Integral gamma-ray ...

dateOct 13, 2008 in Astronomy
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