Archive: 07/15/2009

Solving the mystery of DNA repair

(PhysOrg.com) -- Penny Beuning, an assistant professor of chemical biology and biotechnology at Northeastern, this month received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early-Career Development grant ...

Jul 15, 2009
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Australia investigates mysterious penguin killings

(AP) -- The first battered bodies were found on a small Australian beach, the white sand around them stained crimson with their blood. A few days later, the killer struck again - this time on the nearby cliffs ...

Jul 15, 2009
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Wide Awake in the Sea of Tranquillity

Neil Armstrong was supposed to be asleep. The moonwalking was done. The moon rocks were stowed away. His ship was ready for departure. In just a few hours, the Eagle's ascent module would blast off the Moon, ...

Jul 15, 2009
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Tracking trash

(PhysOrg.com) -- What if we knew exactly where our trash was going and how much energy it took to make it disappear? Would it make us think twice about buying bottled water or "disposable" razors?

Jul 15, 2009
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LG Display to invest $2.6 bln for flat screens

South Korea's LG Display Co., one of the world's top LCD panel makers, has announced it would invest 3.27 trillion won (2.6 billion dollars) to meet the growing demand for flat-screen televisions.

Jul 15, 2009
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Computer battery life sparks highly charged debate

Benny Villanueva recalls being in a Starbucks rushing to finish a college paper that was due when his laptop battery, which he'd been led to believe would last hours, conked out after only about 30 minutes.

Jul 15, 2009
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