Archive: 01/28/2008

Two microRNAs promote spread of tumor cells

The more scientists learn about microRNAs – short strands of RNA that can interfere with normal gene activity – the more obvious it becomes how closely they are associated with cancer. In a new study, scientists at The ...

dateJan 28, 2008 in Medical research
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Scientists bring MRI/NMR to microreactors

In a significant step towards improving the design of future catalysts and catalytic reactors, especially for microfluidic “lab-on-a-chip” devices, researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence ...

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Hyperfast Star Proven to be Alien

A young star is speeding away from the Milky Way so fast that astronomers have been puzzled by where it came from; based on its young age it has traveled too far to have come from our galaxy.

dateJan 28, 2008 in Astronomy
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Virtual reality teaches autistic children street crossing

Recent research conducted at the University of Haifa found that children with autism improved their road safety skills after practicing with a unique virtual reality system. "Children with autism rarely have opportunities ...

dateJan 28, 2008 in Other
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