Archive: 19/03/2009

Research defines dendritic cell lineage

(PhysOrg.com) -- Dendritic cells were discovered more than 30 years ago, but their pedigree has never been fully charted. They were known to be key immune system cells born in bone marrow, but their adolescence remained a ...

dateMar 19, 2009 in Medical research
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Report: Birds endangered by energy development

(AP) -- As the Obama administration pursues more homegrown energy sources, a new government report faults energy production of all types - wind, ethanol and mountaintop coal mining - for contributing to steep drops in bird ...

dateMar 19, 2009 in Ecology
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Scientists find giant solar twists

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists have, for the first time, detected giant twisting waves in the lower atmosphere of the Sun, shedding light on the mystery of the Sun's corona (the region around the Sun, extending more than one ...

dateMar 19, 2009 in Astronomy
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'Buckyballs' to treat multiple sclerosis

If you're of a certain age, you'll remember Buckminster Fuller's distinctive "geodesic domes" - soccer-ball-shaped structures that the late futurist envisioned as ideal human domiciles. Tel Aviv University chemists remember ...

dateMar 19, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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