Function of cancer genes discovered

Dutch researcher Sebastian Nijman has discovered new genes which are involved in the development of cancer. The results of his research have led to a new treatment for patients with an inherited form of cancer, cylindromatosis. Patients ...

No Need To Fly To The Moon For Lunar Soil

It is not necessary to fly to the Moon to get lunar soil even if the sample is required from the other side of this planet. A meteorite originating from the other side of the Moon has recently got into the hands of scientists. ...

First full mosaics of Titan's surface

As the large amount of data collected by the ESA Huygens probe during its descent onto Titan is being processed, new views of this fascinating world become available. The Descent Imager Spectral Radiometer (DISR) team have ...

NASA satellite launch rescheduled for May 14

NASA's launch of the NOAA-N environmental satellite for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) was postponed for 24 hours. Launch is scheduled at 6:22 a.m. EDT, Saturday, May 14.

Tiny new control device improves lateral stability of airplane

Engineers at Lehigh University have designed and successfully flight-tested a new control device that a pilot can use to tailor the lateral stability of aircraft. Joachim Grenestedt, associate professor of mechanical engineering ...

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