Archive: 07/4/2012

Running on empty

(Phys.org) -- When you consider the cost of launching a satellite, it’s small wonder that ESA is looking to keep them working as long as possible. For satellites offering communications services that ...

dateJul 04, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Tooth protection from the sea

(Phys.org) -- A team of dentists and scientists from Newcastle University are developing a new product from a marine microbe to protect dentures, teeth and gums from bacteria in the mouth.

dateJul 04, 2012 in Cell & Microbiology
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EU Parliament rejects ACTA anti-piracy treaty

The European Parliament overwhelmingly defeated an international anti-piracy trade agreement Wednesday after concern that it would limit Internet freedom sparked street protests in cities across Europe.

dateJul 04, 2012 in Internet
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Oil spill causes massive harm to microscopic creatures

(Phys.org) -- Oiled seabirds and turtles may have been the dominant images of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, but new research indicates there was also massive harm to microscopic creatures in coastal sands, lasting months ...

dateJul 04, 2012 in Ecology
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