Archive: 09/21/2010

Charity auction lets you buy celeb Twitter friends

(AP) -- If you've ever wished celebrities like actress Demi Moore or skateboarder Tony Hawk would follow you on short-messaging site Twitter, now's your chance - but you'll have to cough up some cash for the privilege.

dateSep 21, 2010 in Internet
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Stem cell researchers call for research ethics consortium

Two University of South Florida stem cell researchers propose creating an independent national "Stem Cell Research Ethics Consortium" to provide better guidance on stem cell issues for regulatory agencies, law makers and ...

dateSep 21, 2010 in Other
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Mars methane lasts less than a year

A new study indicates that methane in the atmosphere of Mars lasts less than a year. Methane is replenished from localized sources that show seasonal and annual variations. This pattern of methane production ...

dateSep 21, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Ultrashort laser ablation enables novel metal films

Laser ablation is well known in medical applications like dermatology and dentistry, and for more than a decade it has been used to vaporize materials that are difficult to evaporate for high-tech applications like deposition ...

dateSep 21, 2010 in Nanophysics
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