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Studying a Star Before it is Born

( -- The first phase of a star's formation are thought to begin deep inside a natal cloud of gas and dust. In the earliest stages, material coalesces under the influence of gravity into so-called "dense cores," ...

dateDec 04, 2009 in Astronomy
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Diagnosing skin cancer without a biopsy

( -- A recent Montana State University master's graduate is working with doctors at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Tennessee to build a handheld laser microscope that could someday reduce the number of biopsies ...

dateApr 17, 2009 in Cancer
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