Archive: 12/7/2010

Drilling in the name of science

Students in Robert Palassou's fifth-grade class at Valley View School got an unusual treat last month when scientists from NASA’s Ames Research Center visited their Pleasanton, California, classroom and ...

Dec 07, 2010
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Rocking the cradle after 45

Career women who put babies on hold until after 40, or even 45, will be reassured by new research from Tel Aviv University. Even though there are associated risks for babies when postponing child-bearing, the neonates can ...

Dec 07, 2010
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Walk places, meet people and build social capital

People who live in walkable communities are more civically involved and have greater levels of trust than those who live in less walkable neighborhoods. And this increase in so-called 'social capital' is associated with higher ...

Dec 07, 2010
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Bioactive peptides found to promote wound healing

Newly-created bioactive peptides promote wound healing through the growth of new blood vessels and epithelial tissue, such as skin. These wound-healing peptides, synthesized by researchers at the Tufts Center for Innovations ...

Dec 07, 2010
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Geminid meteor shower defies explanation

The Geminid meteor shower, which peaks this year on Dec. 13th and 14th, is the most intense meteor shower of the year. It lasts for days, is rich in fireballs, and can be seen from almost any point on Earth.

Dec 07, 2010
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