Archive: 8/01/2009

Sea level rise of 1 meter within 100 years

New research indicates that the ocean could rise in the next 100 years to a meter higher than the current sea level - which is three times higher than predictions from the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, IPCC. ...

dateJan 08, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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Scientists uncover mechanism for dental pain

Researchers at Oregon Health & Science University's School of Dentistry have discovered a novel function of the peptide known as Nerve Growth Factor (NGF) in the development of the trigeminal nerve. The trigeminal nerve provides ...

dateJan 08, 2009 in Medical research
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Looking through Galileo's eyes

In 1609, exactly four centuries ago, Galileo revolutionised humankind's understanding of our position in the Universe when he used a telescope for the first time to study the heavens, which saw him sketching radical new views ...

dateJan 08, 2009 in General Physics
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