Archive: 20/05/2005

Archimedes manuscript yields secrets under X-ray gaze

For five days in May, the ancient collided with the ultra-modern at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC), bringing brilliant, long-hidden ideas to light with brilliant X-ray light. A synchrotron X-ray beam at the ...

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Sega Puts The Sonic Into Panasonic Mobile Phones

Panasonic today announced that it has secured the rights to feature SEGA’s blockbuster game, Sonic The Hedgehog, on its new series of mobile phones. As previewed on SEGA’s booth at the E3 premier game show in the US, ...

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Plant Sacrifices Cells to Fight Invaders

Gene ensures programmed cell suicide does not go unchecked Researchers recently discovered a gene essential to one of the plant kingdom's key immune responses--programmed cell death (PCD). Plants use PCD to create a protective ...

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NASA Space Station Science Officer Performs 'FOOT' Work

Expedition 11 NASA Science Officer John Phillips conducted the first session of the Foot/Ground Reaction Forces during Spaceflight, or FOOT experiment. FOOT investigates the differences between use of the body’s lower extremities ...

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Web site explains how climate change affects New York City

With over half the world's people now living in cities, it's important for us to better understand how climate changes might affect urban areas. Now, a new highly-researched Web site provides scientific answers to basic ...

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