Tulane University Anthropologist Helps Unravel Mummy Mystery

Tulane University anthropologist Kit Nelson is the co-director of a National Geographic-sponsored team that is in the process of unraveling a mummy bundle found in Peru's historic Huaura Valley. The mummy is believed to have ...

Phoenix Mars Lander Continues Tests With Rasp

(PhysOrg.com) -- The team operating NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander plans to tell the lander today to do a second, larger test of using a motorized rasp to produce and gather shavings of frozen ground.

Researchers use salmonella to administer vaccines

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University have made a major step forward in their work to develop a biologically engineered organism that can effectively deliver an antigen in the ...

Deep Impact Films Earth as an Alien World

(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA's Deep Impact spacecraft has created a video of the moon transiting (passing in front of) Earth as seen from the spacecraft's point of view 31 million miles away. Scientists are using the video to develop ...

3-D Views Posted From NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander

(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA's Phoenix Mars Mission has released stereo images of the Martian surface near the Phoenix lander. The images in the new 3-D Gallery combine views from the left and right "eyes" of the lander's Surface ...

Giving learning a personal touch

A learning system that adapts to the abilities and needs of students opens the way to a more personalised approach in delivering education electronically.

Study identifies cells for spinal-cord repair

(PhysOrg.com) -- A researcher at MIT’s Picower Institute for Learning and Memory has pinpointed stem cells within the spinal cord that, if persuaded to differentiate into more healing cells and fewer scarring cells following ...

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