Archive: 25/09/2009

Very High Energy Gamma Rays

( -- Gamma-rays are the most energetic known form of electromagnetic radiation, with each gamma ray being at least one hundred thousand times more energetic than an optical light photon. The most potent gamma ...

dateSep 25, 2009 in Astronomy
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In The World: A better way to beat around the bush

( -- Many residents of New Longoro, a small village in the countryside of Ghana, are small-scale farmers, and one of the crops they grow is groundnuts — what we call peanuts. But harvesting and processing the ...

dateSep 25, 2009 in Engineering
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Nanodiamonds Advance Anticancer Gene Therapy

( -- Gene therapy holds promise in the treatment of cancer as well as a large number of other diseases. However, developing a scalable system for delivering genes to cells both efficiently and safely has been ...

dateSep 25, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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Nokia caught up in Brazil brand name row

Nokia, the world's top mobile phone maker, said Friday it was in a court battle in Brazil over its Ovi brand, which a Brazilian telecoms company called Ouvi claims is too similar to its name.

dateSep 25, 2009 in Business
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