Archive: 26/07/2006

How Much the Eye Tells the Brain

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine estimate that the human retina can transmit visual input at about the same rate as an Ethernet connection, one of the most common local area network systems ...

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Space Station Set for Expansion

The next part of the International Space Station might resemble a cocoon when tucked inside Space Shuttle Atlantis for flight. But by the time it's deployed in space, the segment that will provide a quarter of the completed ...

dateJul 26, 2006 in Space Exploration
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U.S. hospital uses supercomputer

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, located in the western United States, has been recognized as having one of the world's most powerful computers.

dateJul 26, 2006 in Other
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Lexapro lawsuit filed against Forest Labs

A lawsuit has been filed against U.S.-based Forest Laboratories involving the deaths of two men taking the drug company's antidepressant, Lexapro.

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Nano World: Nano helps keep cells alive

Encasing living cells in networks of silica and fatty layers only nanometers or billionths of a meter in size could help keep them alive longer for use in novel chemical factories or sensors, experts tell UPI's Nano World.

dateJul 26, 2006 in Bio & Medicine
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