Man behind stem cell war may be peacemaker

The U.S. researcher who set off controversy by taking stem cells from human embryos may have quieted critics by creating a stem cell without using an embryo.

Father-son team find Roman Briton remains

The skeleton of an ancient Roman Briton apparently with some social standing was found by two men who previously unearthed a $2 million Viking treasure.

Museum receives reptile giraffe fossils

Bones of a 230 million-year-old "reptile giraffe" found during digs in the Alps' Besano glacier were presented at Milan's Natural History Museum.

Researcher: Inuit culture in peril

Global warming could doom the hunting and fishing culture of the Inuit in Canada, an expert on the Arctic region says.

Illuminating Study Reveals How Plants Respond to Light

Most of us take it for granted that plants respond to light by growing, flowering and straining towards the light, and we never wonder just how plants manage to do so. But the ordinary, everyday responses of plants to light ...

Saturday Spacewalk to Complete Harmony Hookup to Station

A 6-hour, 30-minute spacewalk by International Space Station Commander Peggy Whitson and Flight Engineer Dan Tani will continue the external outfitting of the Harmony node in its new position in front of the U.S laboratory ...

Columbus Poised for Research Breakthroughs

The research capacity of the International Space Station is set to double during a December NASA mission that is a milestone for European spaceflight.

Europe's Galileo signals used for ocean remote sensing in space

Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd and the University of Surrey have succeeded in detecting a weakly reflected Galileo signal off the ocean surface using the GPS Reflectometry Experiment on one of SSTL’s small satellites, ...

Transporting gold across physical boundaries

Achieving the desired effect is often only a question of the right place and the right moment - and this also applies to drugs. In order to be transported in the bloodstream, they need to be water-soluble. However, in order ...

Scientists develop new high pressure experiment station

A group of Imperial chemists headed by Professor John Seddon are developing a new piece of equipment to carry out experiments at extremely high-pressures at Diamond Light Source, the UK's new national synchrotron facility. ...

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