Archive: 23/01/2012

Image: Closest Dione flyby

( -- Flying past Saturn's moon Dione, Cassini captured this view which includes two smaller moons, Epimetheus and Prometheus, near the planet's rings.

dateJan 23, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Saving the snow leopard with stem cells

( -- The survival of the endangered snow leopard is looking promising thanks to Monash University scientists who have, for the first time, produced embryonic stem-like cells from the tissue of an adult leopard.

dateJan 23, 2012 in Biotechnology
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Shrew whiskers inspire ground-breaking robot design

( -- The Etruscan shrew, one of the world’s tiniest mammals, measuring around 4 centimetres long, is the inspiration for a ground-breaking new robot developed to use sophisticated whiskers to find its way ...

dateJan 23, 2012 in Robotics
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