Archive: 19/11/2008

Scientists Sequence Woolly-Mammoth Genome

( -- Scientists at Penn State are leaders of a team that is the first to report the genome-wide sequence of an extinct animal, according to Webb Miller, professor of biology and of computer science and engineering ...

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Coming Soon: Improved Lithium Ion Batteries?

( -- Rechargeable lithium ion batteries provide portable devices that require a lot of energy, such as mobile telephones, digital cameras, and notebook computers, with power. However, their capacity, and thus ...

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Astronomers catch binary star explosion inside nebula

The explosion of a binary star inside a planetary nebula has been captured by a team led by UCL (University College London) researchers โ€“ an event that has not been witnessed for more than 100 years. The study, published ...

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Scientists exploring new compounds to target muscular dystrophy

Scientists have identified a promising set of new compounds in the fight against muscular dystrophy. Using a drug-discovery technique in which molecules compete against each other for access to the target โ€“ the strand of ...

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