Archive: 23/04/2007

'Junk' DNA now looks like powerful regulator, researcher finds

Large swaths of garbled human DNA once dismissed as junk appear to contain some valuable sections, according to a new study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine and the University of California-Santa ...

dateApr 23, 2007 in
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Why GNEP can't jump to the future

Congress is now considering whether to approve or zero out the $405 million that President Bush is proposing to spend in fiscal year 2008 on the Global Nuclear Energy Partnership (GNEP)—a program aimed at rendering plutonium ...

dateApr 23, 2007 in Environment
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NASA releases first 3-D images of the sun from STEREO

NASA's twin Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory (STEREO) spacecraft have made the first three-dimensional images of the sun. The new view will greatly aid scientists' ability to understand solar physics and thereby improve ...

dateApr 23, 2007 in Astronomy
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