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NASA Plans a Manned Space Station In Orbit Near the Moon

Posted in Science on 14th Feb, 2012 10:10 PM
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The NASA budget that went to Capitol Hill yesterday dashed any plans to initiate new Mars exploration missions in the next few years
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Laser scanner may allow passengers to take bottled drinks on planes again

Posted in Science on 14th Feb, 2012 09:30 PM
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The INSIGHT100 airport security scanner is able to identify the liquid contents of various containers
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Butterfly wings could lead to low cost thermal imaging devices

Posted in Science on 14th Feb, 2012 04:15 PM
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Taking heat detection to a new level of sensitivity and speed, scientists have developed bio-inspired nanostructured systems that could outperform thermal imaging devices available today.
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A mitosis mystery solved: How chromosomes align perfectly in a dividing cell

Posted in Science on 13th Feb, 2012 06:05 PM
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Whitehead Institute researchers have only now solved the mystery of how cells correctly align their chromosomes during symmetric mitosis.
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Nerve probe controls cyborg moth in flight

Posted in Science on 12th Feb, 2012 06:58 PM
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Half moth, half machine, a new generation of remote controlled insects could one day be used as spies
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Vega rocket set for maiden voyage

Posted in Science on 11th Feb, 2012 08:35 PM
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Europes Vega rocket is finally set to make its maiden flight on Monday.The Esa Vega programme represents an investment of more than one billion euros
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piranha proof scales could lead to tough, flexible body armor

Posted in Science on 11th Feb, 2012 07:52 PM
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The bite proof scales of the Arapaima fish could serve as the inspiration for body armor that is flexible
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Pulsating coral puffs up to escape sandy burial

Posted in Science on 11th Feb, 2012 07:49 PM
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When faced with live burial, this variety can swell up to cast off sediment, reaching up to five times its resting size.
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Yumemiru app aims to let you control your dreams

Posted in Science on 10th Feb, 2012 07:58 PM
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The available dreams in Yumemiru include walking through a forest, visiting the beach, flying, becoming rich, and even romances specified for both men and women
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Elon Musk on SpaceXs Reusable Rocket Plans

Posted in Science on 10th Feb, 2012 07:28 PM
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SpaceX is hard at work trying to design rocket parts that can fly themselves back to the launchpad for reuse.
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America and Eurasia to meet at north pole

Posted in Science on 9th Feb, 2012 07:11 PM
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America and Eurasia will crash into each other over the North Pole in 50 to 200 million years time, according to scientists at Yale University.
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diet soft drinks linked to stroke and heart attack

Posted in Science on 9th Feb, 2012 04:13 PM
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Diet soda may seem to be a healthier alternative to calorie-laden regular soda, but a new study shows that people who regularly drink diet soft drinks may be putting their hearts at risk.
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Jurassic chirp: scientists recreate ancient insect song

Posted in Science on 9th Feb, 2012 04:02 PM
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British scientists based their work out Monday on an extremely well preserved fossil of a katydid
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The Miraculous NASA Breakthrough That Could Save Millions of Lives

Posted in Science on 9th Feb, 2012 03:50 PM
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The NASA Biocapsule made of carbon nanotubes, will be able to diagnose and instantly treat an astronaut without him or her even knowing theres something amiss.
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How to map the 100 billion neurons in the brain

Posted in Science on 8th Feb, 2012 05:59 PM
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MIT neuroscientist Sebastian Seung believes mapping of of the human brains 100 billion neurons can be done one cubic millimeter of brain tissue at a time.
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Multilayer 3D graphene transistor breakthrough may replace silicon

Posted in Science on 8th Feb, 2012 05:54 PM
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A field effect transistor that may make graphene the next silicon has been developed by a University of Manchester team led by Nobel laureates
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