Archive: 17/01/2008

Hoverit Unveils MagLev Chair

British company Hoverit, Ltd., has recently introduced "The Lounger," a chair that defies gravity by hovering a few inches above its base. The Lounger uses permanent magnets in the chair and base to life the chair in the ...

dateJan 17, 2008 in Engineering weblog
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Cells Get Sprayed

Genetically engineered products have become indispensable. For example, genetically modified bacteria produce human insulin. In future, gene therapy should make it possible to introduce genes into the cells of a diseased ...

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A tricky tumor virus

Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is a human-pathogenic virus which belongs to the herpes virus family. Almost every adult carries EBV inside. With an infestation rate of more than 90 %, EBV is one of the most successful human viruses. ...

dateJan 17, 2008 in Cancer
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