News tagged with laboratory experiments

Fighting bacteria with a new genre of antibodies

In an advance toward coping with bacteria that shrug off existing antibiotics and sterilization methods, scientists are reporting development of a new family of selective antimicrobial agents that do not rely on traditional ...

dateApr 24, 2013 in Biochemistry
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International Space Station salutes the Sun

(—This weekend the International Space Station will turn itself to position ESA's SOLAR instrument for a better view of the Sun. It will be the first time the Station has changed attitude for scientific reasons ...

dateNov 29, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Research finds that lizards are fast learners

(—An Australian lizard, the Eastern Water Skink, has dispelled a long held myth that reptiles are slow learners. Researchers studying the lizard have found they do have the ability for rapid and flexible learning, ...

dateOct 17, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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Asteroid deflection

Potential asteroid impact on Earth can have disastrous consequences. In order to prevent such collisions, earthbound space objects must be deflected. This can be accomplished using a space probe to impact the asteroid.

dateSep 02, 2013 in Space Exploration
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