Archive: 09/19/2005

Scientists find natural protein 'battery'

Dallas researchers say they've found a protein inside cells that might act like a battery, capable of receiving, storing and dispensing electrical charge.

Sep 19, 2005
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Neanderthal teeth similar to modern teeth

Columbus, Ohio, researchers say they've determined Neanderthal tooth development was similar to that of modern humans. The Ohio State University researchers said their findings suggest the maturation period of the two hominid ...

Sep 19, 2005
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Meteorites give planetary formation clues

London researchers trying to understand how the planets formed have uncovered a new clue by analyzing meteorites that are older than the Earth.

Sep 19, 2005
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Clearing jams in copy machinery

Bacteria and humans use a number of tools to direct perhaps the most important function in cells -- the accurate copying of DNA during cell division. New research published this week in Molecular Cell from the laboratory ...

Sep 19, 2005
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U-M launches center for stem cell biology

President Mary Sue Coleman today announced a significant expansion of the University of Michigan’s efforts in stem cell science with the creation of a new interdisciplinary center for stem cell research, to be based at ...

Sep 19, 2005
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SanDisk to ship units of its first 'U3 smart' flash drive

SanDisk Corporation today introduced its first USB smart drive using U3 technology, a powerful new platform that enables users to store and manage their "personal workspace" -- including files, programs, passwords ...

Sep 19, 2005
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Fujitsu Unveils Mac-Compatible Scanner

Fujitsu today unveiled its first-ever scanner compatible with the Macintosh platform. The highly anticipated release of the Fujitsu ScanSnap scanning solution supporting Mac OS X version 10.4 "Tiger" provides Apple customers ...

Sep 19, 2005
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Smallest baby and twin: first birthdays

The world's smallest surviving baby celebrated her first birthday Monday at the neonatal unit of Loyola University Health System in Maywood, Ill.

Sep 19, 2005
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How We'll Get Back to the Moon

NASA officials in Washington Monday released details for its next generation of spacecraft to take humans back to the moon and on to Mars. NASA said its new spacecraft will be 10 times safer than the space ...

Sep 19, 2005
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