Archive: 1/02/2010

Growing cartilage -- no easy task

Northwestern University researchers are the first to design a bioactive nanomaterial that promotes the growth of new cartilage in vivo and without the use of expensive growth factors. Minimally invasive, the therapy activates ...

dateFeb 01, 2010 in Bio & Medicine
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Tropical Storm Oli forms in the southern Pacific

The twelfth tropical cyclone in the Southern Pacific Ocean has formed today, February 1, 2010, and because of its proximity to the Fiji islands, it has been dubbed "Oli." The GOES-11 satellite passed over Oli early this morning ...

dateFeb 01, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Ecologists discover forests are growing faster

Speed is not a word typically associated with trees; they can take centuries to grow. However, a new study to be published the week of Feb. 1 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has found evidence that ...

dateFeb 01, 2010 in Environment
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