Archive: 22/10/2010

Dealing with the unexpected

To regain balance from an unexpected slip on the ice can require an abundance of rapid movement, but conscious thought isn't part of the equation.

dateOct 22, 2010 in Other
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Using gold particles to fight cancer

Researchers at the MIRA Institute for Biomedical Technology and Technical Medicine, University of Twente, The Netherlands, are developing a method of detecting and treating tumors with the help of gold particles with dimensions ...

dateOct 22, 2010 in Bio & Medicine
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Mars meteorite controversy continues

The most illustrious meteorite in history continues to inspire heated debate. Does it carry microbial fossils from Mars or are its strange features just the product of some unique geochemistry? After almost 20 years, dueling ...

dateOct 22, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Climate change dictated by the ocean

(PhysOrg.com) -- The influence of the world’s oceans over carbon dioxide levels and climate change is better understood thanks to researchers from the University of Canberra and The Australian National University.

dateOct 22, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Wild cats roam the Tucson Mountains

(PhysOrg.com) -- For the first time, mountain lions and bobcats have been photographed as part of an in-depth monitoring study in the Tucson Mountains, a small island of habitat facing increasing segregation from surrounding ...

dateOct 22, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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