Archive: 12/20/2007

Youngsters Prefer a Home Like Mom's

When young mice leave their mothers' homes, they choose to live in places much like the ones where they were raised, according to research done at UC Davis.

dateDec 20, 2007 in
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Artificial skin system can heal wounds

A new study in Artificial Organs tested the effects of a wound dressing created with hair follicular cells. The findings reveal that skin substitutes using living hair cells can increase wound healing.

dateDec 20, 2007 in Medical research
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How Cagey Electrons Keep Hydrated

Water, despite its essential role in nature, remains a deeply mysterious substance. A long list of water's unusual properties tantalizes researchers even today, and scientists at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation ...

dateDec 20, 2007 in General Physics
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Maintain, don't gain during the holidays

For many people, the holiday season brings shopping and parties with plenty of delicious food. How do you maintain good eating habits and avoid weight gain when there are so many temptations that can doom even the most disciplined ...

dateDec 20, 2007 in Health
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Science Satellites Scour Skies for Santa

International audiences (young and young-at-heart) will be closely eyeing the Santa-tracking satellite technology of Los Alamos National Laboratory in the coming week. Beginning at 6 a.m. Monday, Dec. 24, Los Alamos scientists ...

dateDec 20, 2007 in Space Exploration
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You've got mail -- somewhere

New "smart" email search software from IBM can figure out what you are trying to find, even when you aren't so sure yourself. Its semantic search capabilities allow you to search on concepts and ideas rather than set-in-stone ...

dateDec 20, 2007 in Software
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