Archive: 02/4/2009

Study Links Photosynthesis Genes to Marine Virus Fitness

(PhysOrg.com) -- A recent Northeastern University study has shown, for the first time, the effect of individual genes on the fitness of a marine species at the ecosystem level. Using his innovative computer simulation model, ...

Feb 04, 2009
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Babies & Robots: Infant power mobility on display

Children with mobility issues, like cerebral palsy and spina bifida, can't explore the world like other babies, because they can't crawl or walk. Infant development emerges from the thousands of daily discoveries ...

Feb 04, 2009
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Keeping an eye on the Inauguration

One of the toughest technological challenges for law enforcement is to simultaneously monitor live feeds from the wireless cameras scattered across their jurisdictions. A nearly impossible task under any circumstances, ...

Feb 04, 2009
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Snow slackers can be found around the world

The streets were strangely quiet as I walked my daughter to school Tuesday morning. Baby stroller traffic jams are the norm in our south London neighborhood, nicknamed the "Nappy Valley" for its prodigious birthrate. But ...

Feb 04, 2009
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MelZoo lets you visually search and locate quickly

Most of us drive our cars to get from one place to another. Still there are those who enjoy getting underneath the hood and tinkering. It's basically the same with computers these days. There are many who enjoy messing around ...

Feb 04, 2009
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Octuplets' birth raises bioethical questions

The birth of octuplets to a Southern California woman has raised several thorny ethical questions and trained a spotlight on the practice of reproductive medicine.

Feb 04, 2009
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NASA's SkyView Delivers the Multiwavelength Cosmos

(PhysOrg.com) -- Some three million times a year, researchers, educators, and amateur astronomers all over the world ask NASA's SkyView virtual observatory to serve up images of some interesting corner of ...

Feb 04, 2009
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