Archive: 19/11/2009

Mystery of the Solar Tsunami -- Solved (w/ Video)

( -- Sometimes you really can believe your eyes. That's what NASA's Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory (STEREO) is telling researchers about a controversial phenomenon on the sun known as the "solar tsunami."

dateNov 19, 2009 in Astronomy
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Pulling the plug on hybrid myths

( -- Whether you call them myths, urban legends, fables or old wives' tales, there's a lot of misinformation out there about plug-in electric hybrid vehicles. These vehicles, abbreviated PHEVs, hold great promise ...

dateNov 19, 2009 in Energy & Green Tech
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Germany calls for binding climate deal in 2010

(AP) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel called Thursday for all countries to fix binding climate change targets next year at the latest, acknowledging that no such deal is likely at global talks in Copenhagen next month.

dateNov 19, 2009 in Environment
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Bone Implant Offers Hope for Skull Deformities

( -- A synthetic bone matrix offers hope for babies born with craniosynostosis, a condition that causes the plates in the skull to fuse too soon. Implants replacing some of the infant’s bone with the biodegradable ...

dateNov 19, 2009 in Medical research
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