Archive: 20/06/2006

Bones Hold the Key to Blood Renewal

Though we think of them as solid and permanent, our bones are actually constantly being rebuilt throughout our lives. A team of scientists at the Weizmann Institute of Science has now revealed how cells that work at remodeling ...

dateJun 20, 2006 in
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Seismic shock absorbers for woodframe houses

As part of a major international project to design more earthquake-resistant woodframe buildings, an engineer from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will be testing a damping system designed to act as a seismic shock absorber. ...

dateJun 20, 2006 in Engineering
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Finding a short circuit before it finds you

A preemptive spark lasting for nanoseconds that helps find potentially dangerous short circuits hidden in the miles of wiring behind the panels of aging commercial airliners has been patented by Sandia National Laboratories.

dateJun 20, 2006 in Engineering
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