Archive: 29/06/2009

Space Station Room With a View

The crew of the International Space Station (ISS) is about to get a new "eye-pod." The Tranquility node headed for the space station early in 2010 will feature a viewing dome unlike any other window ever flown in space. The ...

dateJun 29, 2009 in Space Exploration
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Safer stem cells for therapy

(PhysOrg.com) -- When stem cell researchers in Japan and the United States announced in 2007 that they had developed long-sought methods to return fully developed adult human cells to an embryonic-like state, the world of ...

dateJun 29, 2009 in Biotechnology
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Relationships Improve Student Success

(PhysOrg.com) -- When students are underachieving, school policymakers often examine class size, curriculum and funding, but University of Missouri researchers suggest establishing relationships may be a powerful and less ...

dateJun 29, 2009 in Social Sciences
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Nanotubes weigh the atom

(PhysOrg.com) -- How can you weigh a single atom? European researchers have built an exquisite new device that can do just that. It may ultimately allow scientists to study the progress of chemical reactions, molecule by ...

dateJun 29, 2009 in Nanophysics
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