Archive: 27/08/2010

Egg cells use unusual method of division

( -- In a study of egg cells using time-lapse microscopy, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research have discovered an unusual property ...

dateAug 27, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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Water-Ice Super-Earths

A "super-Earth" is a planet around another star (an "exoplanet") whose mass is less than about ten times that of the Earth. Of the 480 or so extrasolar planets now known, most have masses larger than the mass of Jupiter, ...

dateAug 27, 2010 in Astronomy
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Image: A strange ring galaxy

( -- Is this one galaxy or two? Astronomer Art Hoag first asked this question when he chanced upon this unusual extragalactic object.

dateAug 27, 2010 in Astronomy
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No solution for BlackBerry in India, 4 days to go

(AP) -- Efforts by Research In Motion Ltd., the maker of the BlackBerry, to broaden the debate over data encryption were dismissed by Indian industry groups as unnecessary Friday and appeared unlikely to break a logjam over ...

dateAug 27, 2010 in Business
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