Archive: 14/02/2007

Space Shuttle Closer to Launch

Space Shuttle Atlantis was mated to the orange external tank and twin solid rocket boosters last week. The entire assembly is stacked on the mobile launcher platform and is targeted to roll out to Launch Pad 39A on February ...

dateFeb 14, 2007 in Space Exploration
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Detecting Disease

Analyzing human blood for a very low virus concentration or a sample of water for a bioterrorism agent has always been a time-consuming and difficult process. Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University ...

dateFeb 14, 2007 in Bio & Medicine
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Study: Spinal cord can repair itself

U.S. scientists say they have disproved the long-held theory that the spinal cord is incapable of repairing itself. The Johns Hopkins University researchers say human nerve stem cells they transplanted into damaged spinal ...

dateFeb 14, 2007 in Medical research
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Sperm whales return to Mediterranean

Marine biologists in Italy say the sperm whale, once thought to have been nearly wiped from the region by drift nets, has returned to the Mediterranean.

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