Archive: 3/08/2005

Nerve Cells' Power Plants Caught In A Traffic Jam

Nerve cells need lots of energy to work properly, and the energy needs to be delivered to the right place at the right time. By inducing a mutation in fruit flies, researchers have figured out that a particular gene governs ...

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SAMSUNG Introduces a ‘Korea-Japan Roaming Phone’

Samsung Electronics announced the launch of a multi-function Korea – Japan roaming mobile phone (model: SCH-V670). V670 also comes with the latest multimedia features (MP3, VOD, MOD, etc.), as well as diverse cutting-edge ...

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Team IDs new way to grow, repair bone

An international team of biomedical engineers, including several from MIT, has demonstrated for the first time that it is possible to grow healthy new bone reliably in one part of the body and use it to repair damaged bone ...

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Space Station Astronaut Records Muscle Activity for Study

Expedition 11 NASA ISS Science Officer John Phillips conducted his fourth session of the Foot/Ground Reaction Forces during Spaceflight, or FOOT experiment. Phillips wore the instrumented Lower Extremity Monitoring Suit, ...

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NASA's Spitzer Finds Hidden, Hungry Black Holes

Most of the biggest black holes in the universe have been eating cosmic meals behind closed doors – until now. With its sharp infrared eyes, NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope peered through walls of galactic dust to uncover ...

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First Galileo Satellite delivered by UK company

Surrey Satellites Technology Ltd (SSTL) and the Galileo satellite navigation programme achieved a major milestone last week when SSTL delivered the first Galileo test satellite. The 'Galileo System Test Bed v2A (GSTB-v2A)' ...

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Finding may explain link between alcohol and certain cancers

Drinking alcoholic beverages has been linked to an increased risk of upper gastrointestinal cancer and other types of cancer. Researchers looking for the potential biochemical basis for this link have focused on acetaldehyde, ...

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