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 ...

dateJul 15, 2009 in Biochemistry
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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 ...

dateJul 15, 2009 in Ecology
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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, ...

dateJul 15, 2009 in Space Exploration
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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?

dateJul 15, 2009 in Engineering
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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.

dateJul 15, 2009 in Business
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