Archive: 16/10/2006

Ecosystem of vanishing lake yields valuable bacterium

In the salt flats near a slowly vanishing lake, a team of researchers have found never-before-seen bacterium that could clean up some of humanity's pollution. In three scientific papers currently being written, Brent Peyton, ...

dateOct 16, 2006 in
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HIV exploits competition among T-cells

A new HIV study shows how competition among the human immune system's T cells allows the virus to escape destruction and eventually develop into full-blown AIDS. The study, which employs a computer model of simultaneous virus ...

dateOct 16, 2006 in General Physics
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Mars Express and the story of water on Mars

For a number of decades now, astronomers have wondered about water on Mars. Thanks to ESA's Mars Express, much of the speculation has been replaced with facts. Launched on 2 June 2003, Mars Express has changed the way we ...

dateOct 16, 2006 in Astronomy
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