Archive: 28/06/2007

Tectonic signatures at Aeolis Mensae

The High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) on board Mars Express has provided snapshots of the Aeolis Mensae region. This area, well known for its wind-eroded features, lies on a tectonic transition zone, characterised by incised ...

dateJun 28, 2007 in Space Exploration
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Loss of cell's 'antenna' linked to cancer's development

Submarines have periscopes. Insects have antennae. And increasingly, biologists are finding that most normal vertebrate cells have cilia, small hair-like structures that protrude like antennae into the surrounding environment ...

dateJun 28, 2007 in Cancer
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Branding matters -- even when searching

Web searchers who evaluated identical search-engine results overwhelmingly favored Yahoo! and Google, providing evidence that branding matters as much on the Internet as off, according to a Penn State study.

dateJun 28, 2007 in Other
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Wood ant queen has no egg-laying monopoly

The reproductive monopoly of the ant queen is not as strong as is often thought. Dr. Heikki Helanterä and Prof. Lotta Sundström, biologists working at the University of Helsinki, Finland, investigated worker ovary development ...

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The newest AI computing tool: people

A USC Information Sciences Institute researcher is among a growing group of computer scientists learning to solve difficult IT problems of information classification, reliability and meaning by datamining public websites ...

dateJun 28, 2007 in Computer Sciences
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