Archive: 02/23/2010

Youngest Extra-Solar Planet Discovered

University of Hertfordshire (UK) astronomers, Dr Maria Cruz Gálvez-Ortiz and Dr John Barnes, are part of an international collaboration that has discovered the youngest extra-solar planet around a solar-type star, ...

dateFeb 23, 2010 in Astronomy
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Flowering genes offer human clues

(PhysOrg.com) -- Dundee scientists studying how plants control the time at which they flower have uncovered an unusual form of gene control that could have implications for both plant and medical science.

dateFeb 23, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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Geologists look for answers in Antarctica

Focusing on a controversial hypothesis that ice existed at the equator some 300 million years ago during the late Paleozoic Period, two University of Oklahoma researchers originated a project in search of clues to the Earth's ...

dateFeb 23, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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New insights to master signalling switch

(PhysOrg.com) -- UCD (University College Dublin) researchers and their collaborators in Sweden and the United States have identified a range of novel protein interactions involved in calcium signalling in brain cells and ...

dateFeb 23, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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NASA Unveils New Space-Weather Science Tool

(PhysOrg.com) -- When NASA’s satellite operators need accurate, real-time space-weather information, they turn to the Community Coordinated Modeling Center (CCMC) of the Space Weather Laboratory at NASA's ...

dateFeb 23, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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