Archive: 02/7/2007

Ulysses scores a hat-trick

Today the joint ESA-NASA Ulysses mission has marked another high point in its mission. For the third time in a long and highly successful career, Ulysses has reached its maximum south solar latitude of 80 degrees ...

dateFeb 07, 2007 in Space Exploration
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Physicists Unite Light And Matter (Update)

Physicists have for the first time stopped and extinguished a light pulse in one part of space and then revived it in a completely separate location. They accomplished this feat by completely converting the ...

dateFeb 07, 2007 in General Physics
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Prehistoric origins of stomach ulcers uncovered

The bacterium that causes most kinds of stomach ulcers has been present in the human digestive tract ever since Homo sapiens ventured out of Africa some 60,000 years ago, a study says.

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Scientists learn the origin of rogue B cells

Doctors have long wondered why, in some people, the immune system turns against parts of the body it is designed to protect, leading to autoimmune disease. Now, researchers at the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) National ...

dateFeb 07, 2007 in Medical research
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Male sweat boosts women's hormone levels

Just a few whiffs of a chemical found in male sweat is enough to raise levels of the stress hormone cortisol in heterosexual women, according to a new study by University of California, Berkeley, scientists.

dateFeb 07, 2007 in Medical research
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