Archive: 01/17/2006

How nerve cells stay in shape

Nerve cells store and transmit information via special contact sites called synapses. Synapses also play a role in determining what we remember and what we forget. When we learn, both the structure and the ...

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As terrestrial telecoms dial into satellite networks

Improving the integration of satellite networks with more traditional terrestrial telephone infrastructures, will help next generation telephony move from concept towards reality, as researchers are demonstrating.

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NASA spacewalks increase in number

Astronauts are performing spacewalks much more frequently as assembly of the International Space Station continues.

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Seattle school to study 1918 flu virus

University of Washington scientists will use monkeys to study genes preserved from the deadly 1918 influenza virus that killed more than 50 million people.

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Online job postings decline

Fewer jobs were posted online in December compared to the previous month, the Conference Board reported Tuesday.

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