Archive: 2/04/2010

NASA Send Cells Into Space

(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA scientists are sending three fundamental life science experiments onboard space shuttle Discovery in hopes of better understanding exactly how spaceflight affects cell growth and how cells fight off ...

dateApr 02, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Operating room radiography to transform surgery

In a move that could change the way many patients undergo surgery, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital has installed five state-of-the-art Siemens Artis zeego® medical imaging systems that provide faster, more accurate 3-D images ...

dateApr 02, 2010 in Other
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Tropical Storm 23S born in Southern Indian Ocean

According to data from the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission, or TRMM satellite mostly light to moderate rain is falling in the latest tropical cyclone born in the waters of the Southern Indian Ocean. TRMM can measure rainfall ...

dateApr 02, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Buried shells in Houston are no treasure

(PhysOrg.com) -- Fan-Wei Zeng saw seashells, but not by the seashore. In fact, they were quite far away, and they were skewing the Rice University graduate student's study of the environmental impact of Houston's rivers.

dateApr 02, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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