Archive: 13/10/2008

Martian weather satellite's first report

( -- Scientists now have a ‘Martian weather satellite’ to observe the weather on Mars in the same way as they monitor Earth’s weather. Its first ‘weather report’ has been given by a team including Oxford ...

dateOct 13, 2008 in Space Exploration
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Embryonic heart exhibits impressive regenerative capacity

A new study demonstrates that the embryonic mouse heart has an astounding capacity to regenerate, a phenomenon previously observed only in non-mammalian species. The research, published by Cell Press in the October 14th issue ...

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Grids get down to business

( -- New technology developed by European researchers allows companies to deploy their business processes using grid computing and, even better, it validates a platform that gives easy access to grid resources. ...

dateOct 13, 2008 in Engineering
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Faint gamma-ray bursts do actually exist

( -- Gamma-ray bursts, powerful glares of high-energy that wash through the Universe once every day or so are, for a brief time, the brightest objects in the gamma-ray sky. ESA’s Integral gamma-ray observatory ...

dateOct 13, 2008 in Astronomy
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Byproduct of steel shows potential in CO2 sequestration

With steelworks around the world emitting huge amounts of carbon dioxide, scientists are reporting that a byproduct of steel production could be used to absorb that greenhouse gas to help control global warming. The study ...

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