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New viper snake species found

Posted in Science on 10th Jan, 2012 10:21 PM
by APM
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
by APM
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
by APM
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
by APM
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
by APM
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
by APM
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
by APM
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
by APM
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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Dr. Daniel Kraft discusses future medical technologies

Posted in Science on 5th Jan, 2012 07:02 PM
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Few fields are developing as quickly as health and medicine, which is why in May of 2011 Singularity University launched a specialized Executive Program called FutureMed.
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Predictions for 2012: Garage Rocketeers Approach Orbit

Posted in Science on 3rd Jan, 2012 07:28 PM
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SpaceX will begin making regular journeys to orbital space
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China lays out space plans until 2016

Posted in Science on 1st Jan, 2012 12:20 AM
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China will strengthen its capacities in the space industry
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Longevity highlights for 2011

Posted in Science on 1st Jan, 2012 12:11 AM
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ShareFightaging has a review of antiaging highlights for 2011.
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Brains Connective Cells Are Much More Than Glue

Posted in Science on 31st Dec, 2011 11:59 PM
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Glia cells, named for the Greek word for glue hold the brains neurons together and protect the cells that determine our thoughts and behaviors
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