Archive: 29/01/2010

Peering inside an artificial sun

(PhysOrg.com) -- After more than five decades of research, a major milestone toward the harnessing of fusion power is expected within the next year or two. This milestone, known as "fusion ignition," should take place at ...

dateJan 29, 2010 in General Physics
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Fighting cancer with light

Gloria Correa has tried all the standard weapons in her war against cancer: chemotherapy, radiation, and finally surgery.

dateJan 29, 2010 in Cancer
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Astronomers discover cool stars in nearby space

(PhysOrg.com) -- An international team, led by astronomers at the University of Hertfordshire have discovered what may be the coolest sub-stellar body ever found outside our own solar system. Using the United Kingdom Infrared ...

dateJan 29, 2010 in Astronomy
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New morning-after pill works for up to 5 days

(AP) -- A new type of morning-after pill is more effective than the most widely used drug at preventing pregnancies in women who had unprotected sex and also works longer, for up to five days, a new study says.

dateJan 29, 2010 in Medications
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