Archive: 15/02/2007

Getting on your nerves... and repairing them

Here is some news that will certainly get on people's nerves: In a study to be published in the March 2007 issue of The FASEB Journal, scientists from East Carolina University report that a key molecular mechanism, RNA interference ...

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The Moon is a School for Exploration

NASA has been exploring space for nearly half a century, often with stupendous success. Yet "there's one thing we really don't know: what is the best way to explore a planet?" declares Paul D. Spudis, a senior planetary scientist ...

dateFeb 15, 2007 in Space Exploration
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Marine Bacteria with a Hybrid Engine

What was considered a breakthrough in the automobile industry almost five years ago is in fact a million year old success story of nature - the ability to use a mix of different energy sources.

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Scientists Find Lakes Under Antarctica

Scientists using NASA satellites have discovered an extensive network of waterways beneath a fast-moving Antarctic ice stream that provide clues as to how "leaks" in the system impact sea level and the world's largest ice ...

dateFeb 15, 2007 in Earth Sciences
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More Evidence Found for Water on Mars

A spacecraft recently arrived at Mars has provided new evidence that fluids, likely including water, once flowed widely through underlying bedrock in a canyon that is part of the great Martian rift valley.

dateFeb 15, 2007 in Astronomy
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