Archive: 04/27/2011

MIT class studies Kenyan slum's clinic quandary

(AP) -- The clinic's paperwork carried a common medical symbol - a snake coiling around a wooden rod. But that simple insignia sparked a rumor in Nairobi's largest slum: The U.S.-funded clinic was a center ...

Apr 27, 2011
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Researchers take a step toward valleytronics

Valley-based electronics, also known as valleytronics, is one step closer to reality. Two researchers at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) have shown that the valley degree of freedom in graphene can be ...

Apr 27, 2011
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Five things about NASA's Voyager mission

(PhysOrg.com) -- Here are five facts about NASA's twin Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft, the longest continuously-operating spacecraft in deep space. The Voyagers were built by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in ...

Apr 27, 2011
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