Archive: 13/04/2005

'Nanoshells' simultaneously detect and destroy cancerous cells

Researchers at Rice University in Texas have developed a new approach to fighting cancer, based on nanoscale particles that can both detect and destroy cancerous cells. The report appears in the April 13 issue of the American ...

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Breakthrough in stem cell research

In an Australian first, UNSW researchers have developed three clones of cells from existing human embryonic stem cells. The breakthrough could lead to new treatments for diabetes, Parkinson's disease and spinal cord injury. ...

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Now scientists think you'd be 'roasted' in a black hole

Contrary to established scientific thinking, you'd be roasted and not "spaghettified" if you stumbled into a supermassive black hole. New research being presented at the Institute of Physics conference Physics 2005 in Warwick ...

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Early Universe was packed with mini black holes

A research group at Cambridge think that the universe might once have been packed full of tiny black holes. Dr Martin Haehnelt, a researcher in the group led by Astronomer Royal Martin Rees, will present new evidence to support ...

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'Termite guts can save the planet', says Nobel laureate

The way termite guts process food could teach scientists how to produce pollution-free energy and help solve the world's imminent energy crisis. Speaking at the Institute of Physics conference Physics 2005 in Warwick today, ...

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What is time?

The concept of time is self-evident. An hour consists of a certain number of minutes, a day of hours and a year of days. But we rarely think about the fundamental nature of time. Time is passing non-stop, and we follow it ...

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Landmark Project To Map How Humankind Populated Planet

The National Geographic Society and IBM today launched a groundbreaking research initiative that will trace the migratory history of the human species. The Genographic Project, a five-year research partnership, will use sophisticated ...

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Physicists Trash Turbulence Lab

Researchers at the University of Warwick have trashed the world's biggest turbulence lab by turning a pleasant stream into a raging torrent - but they say their actions will lead new understandings in one of the main unsolved ...

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Getting in gear for next generation cars

23 partners from across the European car industry worked together to develop a new software interface that will make the next generation of cars quicker to design and cheaper to bring to market while maintaining high quality ...

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palmOne Introduces Tungsten E2 Handheld

Building on the popularity of the Tungsten E handheld, which has sold nearly 2 million units worldwide, palmOne, Inc. today announced the Tungsten E2 handheld. With the additions of a brighter color screen, flash memory, ...

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