Archive: 09/26/2007

Saltwater crocodiles find their way home

Australian scientists have discovered saltwater crocodiles have the ability to return to their home territory across significant distances.

Sep 26, 2007
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3-D avatar may help doctors improve care

IBM scientists have created software that allows physicians to use an avatar to obtain medical data in the same manner in which they interact with patients.

Sep 26, 2007
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Sports drinks face junk food label

Public health advocates are lobbying for limits on the availability of sports drinks such as Gatorade and Powerade in high school vending machines.

Sep 26, 2007
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'Jumping genes' could make for safer gene delivery system

To move a gene from point A to point B, scientists and gene therapists have two proven options: a virus, which can effectively ferry genes of interest into cells, and a plasmid, an engineered loop of DNA that can do the same ...

Sep 26, 2007
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Spinning slowly in the web

University of St Andrews astronomers have succeeded in tracing the magnetic web that binds newly forming stars to their surrounding gas and dust. The findings will improve understanding of how stars, including ...

Sep 26, 2007
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Researchers discover forests of endangered tropical kelp

A research team led by San Jose State University and the University of California, Santa Barbara has discovered forests of a species of kelp previously thought endangered or extinct in deep waters near the Galapagos Islands. ...

Sep 26, 2007
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Solio to Release Solar Hybrid Charger

The energy alternative company Solio will release a hand-held solar battery recharger on October 15, 2007. The sleek new design is for use on virtually all electronic devices. It comes with an adaptor tip ...

Sep 26, 2007 weblog
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