Archive: 1/05/2008

Searching the heavens -- GLAST

A new space mission, due to launch this month, is going to shed light on some of the most extreme astrophysical processes in nature - including pulsars, remnants of supernovae, and supermassive black holes. It could even ...

dateMay 01, 2008 in Space Exploration
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New technique accelerates biological image analysis

Researchers in Carnegie Mellon University’s Lane Center for Computational Biology have discovered how to significantly speed up critical steps in an automated method for analyzing cell cultures and other biological specimens.

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Biologists are from Mars, chemists are from Venus?

“Plays well with others.” That popular phrase on a T-shirt is being taken to a whole new level in higher education these days, as experts in a variety of fields increasingly must work together to address some of society's ...

dateMay 01, 2008 in Other
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Global warming affects world's largest freshwater lake

Russian and American scientists have discovered that the rising temperature of the world's largest lake, located in frigid Siberia, shows that this region is responding strongly to global warming.

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Cloned horse gives birth

Italian scientist Cesare Galli says the world's first cloned horse, Prometea, has given birth to a healthy foal.

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