Archive: 09/7/2007

Akari's observations of galaxy M101

M101 is a spiral galaxy, 170 000 light-years in diameter. AKARI’s new observations reveal differing populations of stars spread across its spiral arms.

dateSep 07, 2007 in Astronomy
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Physics discovers the secrets of Saint Francis

The tunic believed to have been worn by Saint Francis of Assisi preserved in the Church of Saint Francis in Cortona (Province of Arezzo) dates back to the period in which the saint lived, whereas the tunic preserved in the ...

dateSep 07, 2007 in General Physics
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New method reveals substances on surfaces of any kind

Last August German police discovered about 50 tons of rotten meat on the premises of a wholesaler in Bavaria. Because the risk of rotten meat turning up in grocery stores everywhere is not to be underestimated, the importance ...

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Low vitamin D during pregnancy linked to pre-eclampsia

Vitamin D deficiency early in pregnancy is associated with a five-fold increased risk of preeclampsia, according to a study from the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences reported this week in the Journal of ...

dateSep 07, 2007 in Health
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