Archive: 07/6/2009

Hurricane Katrina: Phone home

Though New Orleans residents were told to evacuate days before the arrival of Hurricane Katrina, no one could have predicted the real extent of the devastation.

Jul 06, 2009
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Brain's immune system may cause chronic seizures

(PhysOrg.com) -- Chronic seizures caused by traumatic head injuries may result from chemicals released by the brain's immune system attempting to repair the injured site, according to a study led by the University of Colorado ...

Jul 06, 2009
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A New Way of Treating the Flu

(PhysOrg.com) -- What happens if the next big influenza mutation proves resistant to the available anti-viral drugs? This question was presenting itself to scientists and health officials recently at the World ...

Jul 06, 2009
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Physicist takes a quantum leap

(PhysOrg.com) -- A University of Queensland physicist is seeking answers to a persistent problem throughout human history: how do I compute things? None, however, have had the same impact as what we today know as simply the ...

Jul 06, 2009
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One step closer to an artificial nerve cell

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at Karolinska Institutet and Linköping University (Sweden) are well on the way to creating the first artificial nerve cell that can communicate specifically with nerve cells in the body using ...

Jul 06, 2009
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Space Station Marathon

The International Space Station (ISS) is about to make a remarkable series of flybys over the United States. Beginning this 4th of July weekend, the station will appear once, twice, and sometimes three times ...

Jul 06, 2009
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