Archive: 09/07/2008

Seasonal programmed brain cell death foiled in living birds

Neurons in brains of one songbird species equipped with a built-in suicide program that kicks in at the end of the breeding season have been kept alive for seven days in live birds by researchers trying to understand the ...

dateJul 09, 2008 in
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Researchers detect fake art from originals

As museums continue to digitize their art collections, it becomes increasingly easier for paintings to be forged. Two Penn State researchers are part of an international team working on a digital system to help detect original ...

dateJul 09, 2008 in Computer Sciences
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Swerve left to avoid that satellite

Think you have trouble getting rid of the clutter in your living room? After more than 50 years of launching rockets and satellites into space, the human race now has to deal with the clutter left behind -- or is it "above"? ...

dateJul 09, 2008 in Nanomaterials
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