Archive: 21/04/2011

Learning to tolerate our microbial self

(PhysOrg.com) -- The human gut is filled with 100 trillion symbiotic bacteria—ten times more microbial cells than our own cells—representing close to one thousand different species. "And yet, if you were to eat ...

dateApr 21, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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Magnetic appeal

Some of the world’s earliest applications of magnets were for feng shui by ancient Chinese cultures, and in compasses for navigators sailing the globe. Today, next-generation magnets are being performed to advance new ...

dateApr 21, 2011 in Nanomaterials
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Belgium probes Google's Street View

Belgium became Thursday the latest European country to investigate Google's Street View picture map after cars taking pictures for the programme collected private data.

dateApr 21, 2011 in Internet
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Japan, U.S. team deploys underwater robots to coast

A team of research and industry experts with four state-of-the-art small underwater vehicles from the United States-based Center for Robot-Assisted Search and Rescue (CRASAR) are working with the Japanese-based International ...

dateApr 21, 2011 in Robotics
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From fork to farm

(PhysOrg.com) -- At Sandia's largest cafeteria, a leftover burrito will be sent off to eventually help some backyard garden bloom. When someone leaves a bit of lunch behind at Thunderbird Café, employees send it out ...

dateApr 21, 2011 in Environment
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