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Discovery Could Lead to an Exercise Pill

Posted in Science on 12th Jan, 2012 08:33 PM
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A newly identified hormone acts like a workout, and transforms bad fat into good
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Glasgow scientists say telomeres indicate life length

Posted in Science on 12th Jan, 2012 12:37 AM
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Scientists at Glasgow University say they have found a key genetic indicator of how long an individual will live.
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Study says EVERY star has planets

Posted in Science on 12th Jan, 2012 12:30 AM
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Every star twinkling in the night sky plays host to at least one planet, a new study suggests.
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Old Mice Made Young

Posted in Science on 10th Jan, 2012 11:10 PM
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Stem cell injections prolonged lives of rapidly aging mice.
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Ultra-high-resolution microscopes could become as common as phone cameras

Posted in Science on 10th Jan, 2012 10:49 PM
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Creating a superlens that would use light to see objects as small as 100 nanometers across. This would see a virus in a drop of blood.
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New viper snake species found

Posted in Science on 10th Jan, 2012 10:21 PM
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A new species of brightly coloured snake has been found in a remote area of Tanzania in East Africa.
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A nanoscale biological coating that can halt bleeding nearly instantaneously

Posted in Science on 10th Jan, 2012 09:47 PM
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MIT engineers have developed a nanoscale biological coating that can halt bleeding nearly instantaneously that could dramatically improve survival rates for soldiers injured in battle.
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Birth of the Bionic Eye

Posted in Science on 8th Jan, 2012 08:53 PM
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In 2012, electrodes will bring eyesight to the blind
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Top Ten Innovations 2011

Posted in Science on 8th Jan, 2012 08:49 PM
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Our list of the best and brightest products that 2011 had to offer the life scientist
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Bloodstream robots for medicine about 3 to 5 years away for clinical use

Posted in Science on 8th Jan, 2012 08:33 PM
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There are many other researchers working on bloodstream robots but we are still about 3 to 5 years away from clinical use because of the regulatory timeline.
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African rainforests more resilient to climate change

Posted in Science on 8th Jan, 2012 08:30 PM
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more resilient to climate change than the Amazon..
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Implanted biofuel cell converts bugs chemistry into electricity

Posted in Science on 7th Jan, 2012 08:27 PM
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An insects internal chemicals can be converted to electricity, potentially providing power for sensors, recording devices or to control the bug
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Predictions for 2012:

Posted in Science on 6th Jan, 2012 07:22 PM
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Now or Never for the Standard Model of Physics
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Brain function can start declining as early as age 45

Posted in Science on 6th Jan, 2012 06:41 PM
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The brains ability to function can start to deteriorate as early as 45, suggests a study in the British Medical Journal.
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Stephen Hawking at 70: How has he survived so long?

Posted in Science on 5th Jan, 2012 07:31 PM
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British scientist Stephen Hawking has decoded some of the most puzzling mysteries of the universe but he has left one mystery unsolved: How he has managed to survive so long with such a crippling disease.
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American spaceplace suspected of spying on china

Posted in Science on 5th Jan, 2012 07:12 PM
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Americas classified X 37B spaceplane is probably spying on China, according to a report in Spaceflight magazine.
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