Archive: 10/9/2007

Humans unknowing midwives for pregnant moose

When it’s time for moose to give birth in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, they head to where it is safest from predators – namely closer to people, according to a new study by the Wildlife Conservation Society.

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New NEC Technology Isolates Viruses At the Core

NEC has developed a new technology for spotting, isolating and stopping viruses at the core level of its multi-core CPU. Thus, the system keeps running, while the infected core is disabled while a fix is developed ...

Oct 09, 2007 weblog
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Mathematicians help unlock secrets of the immune system

A group of scientists, led by mathematicians, has taken on the challenge of building a common model of immune responses. Their work will radically improve our understanding of the human immune system by allowing all the scientific ...

Oct 09, 2007
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Cell phone may hurt child's health

Professor Kjell Mild of Sweden's Orbero University said young children are more at risk when using cell phones because of their thinner skulls.

Oct 09, 2007
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Swedish Agency Develops Underwater Wireless Technology

The Swedish Defense Research Agency, FOI has developed an underwater wireless technology that has been tested for accurately predicting weather conditions, sea pollution and earthquakes. The new technology is a vast improvement ...

Oct 09, 2007 weblog
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Jules Verne dry cargo prepared in Turin

Around 180 kg of dry cargo which is to be carried into space on board Jules Verne, the first Automated Transfer Vehicle, is currently undergoing final preparation in Turin, Italy, ahead of shipment to the ...

Oct 09, 2007
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An AIDS-related virus reveals more ways to cause cancer

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have shed new light on how Kaposi’s Sarcoma-associated Herpes Virus (KSHV) subverts normal cell machinery to cause cancer. A KSHV protein called latency-associated ...

Oct 09, 2007
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