Archive: 09/28/2008

Looking for water on Mars

NASA's Phoenix Scout Lander reached Mars on May 25,, opened a soils lab, and started looking for water. Phoenix uses a robotic scoop arm to deliver regolith samples to the suite of instruments aboard the Lander--with one ...

dateSep 28, 2008 in Space Exploration
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Reversible 3-D cell culture gel invented

Singapore's Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN), which celebrates its fifth anniversary this year, has invented a unique user-friendly gel that can liquefy on demand, with the potential to revolutionize three-dimensional ...

dateSep 28, 2008 in Nanomaterials
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MU researcher finds new method to create cancer drugs

When fixing a car, it's a good idea to have more than one type of wrench. Similarly, when doctors treat cancer patients, they like to have different "tools" available. Cancer tumors can be big or small. Some tumors grow very ...

dateSep 28, 2008 in Cancer
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