Archive: 13/04/2006

Girl with two hearts healthy with just one

British surgeons are amazed how quickly a 12-year-old Welsh girl, who had her transplanted heart removed after 10 years, has recovered with her original heart.

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New system tracks firefighters, special forces

The old technique of using push pins and maps to track troop movements just got a radical new upgrade for soldiers or firefighters in rugged terrains. A group of University of Florida engineering students has designed a system ...

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Coal-to-diesel breakthrough could drastically cut oil imports

Professor Alan Goldman and his Rutgers team in collaboration with researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed a way to convert carbon sources, such as coal to diesel fuel. This important ...

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Nanogenerators May Spark Miniature Machines (Update)

Researchers have developed a new technique for powering nanometer-scale devices without the need for bulky energy sources such as batteries. By converting mechanical energy from body movement, muscle stretching or water flow ...

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Cell surface profiling technique could yield cancer blood test

A chemical profiling technique that has potential for detecting the onset of cancer at the cellular level has been developed by scientists with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the University of California at ...

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