Endeavour Cleared for Tuesday Landing

Mission managers announced today that Space Shuttle Endeavour is cleared for landing. The decision came after a thorough review of imagery and data collected during late inspection of the orbiter on Sunday.

Frog plus frying pan equals better antibiotic

By creating "Teflon" versions of natural antibiotics found in frog skin, a research team led by biological chemist E. Neil Marsh has made the potential drugs better at thwarting bacterial defenses, an improvement that could ...

Here's A Story To Get Your Teeth Into...

Discarded chewing gum is the bane of town centre pavements across the UK – but imagine finding a piece that’s a jaw-dropping 5,000 years old?

Hybrid Bus in the City: A Prototype with a Future

Nuremberg’s public transport system has become more "electrified" thanks to a diesel-electric hybrid bus developed by MAN. The vehicle is equipped with drive-system technology from Siemens.

'Handy' Access to Restricted Areas

Siemens is expanding its range of biometric access authorization systems to include a hand-surface (palm) reader.

Australian orchids' sneaky sex tricks

Australian orchids are engaged in an arms race, using sensory overload to seduce male insects. Macquarie University PhD student Anne Gaskett has discovered just how they do it. Her work is important to the conservation of ...

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