Archive: 08/20/2007

Endeavour Cleared for Tuesday Landing

Mission managers announced today that Space Shuttle Endeavour is cleared for landing. The decision came after a thorough review of imagery and data collected during late inspection of the orbiter on Sunday.

Aug 20, 2007
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New study examines memory, learning and aging

Many older people complain about their memory as they age. With almost 35 million adults age 65 or older living in the United States, it is a problem that needs to be addressed.

Aug 20, 2007
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Frog plus frying pan equals better antibiotic

By creating "Teflon" versions of natural antibiotics found in frog skin, a research team led by biological chemist E. Neil Marsh has made the potential drugs better at thwarting bacterial defenses, an improvement that could ...

Aug 20, 2007
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Australian orchids' sneaky sex tricks

Australian orchids are engaged in an arms race, using sensory overload to seduce male insects. Macquarie University PhD student Anne Gaskett has discovered just how they do it. Her work is important to the ...

Aug 20, 2007
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