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Here’s how it works. Each strand of the curtain’s yarn consists of a central stretchy fiber, with a more rigid fiber wound around the outside of it. When put under strain, the rigid outer fiber straightens, squeezing the stretchy inner fiber and caus

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arclein

In a two-pronged attack, these viruses specifically target tumor cells while delivering a cargo of immune-boosting genes. In contrast, viruses that cause cancer, such as the human papillomavirus that is responsible for most cases of cervical cancer,

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AP

[I just could not resist the delicious headline.] Oscar the cat may have lost one of his nine lives, but his new prosthetic paws make him the world's first bionic cat. After losing his two rear paws in a nasty encounter with a combine harvester

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arclein

Dubbed “nanocoax”, the cell features solar architecture that makes it thick enough to capture light while being sufficiently thin to promote a more effective elicitation of current. Using the coaxial concept initially conceived in the 1800’s, the Bos

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Rense Dr. James P. Wickstrom

It has been estimated by experts that the pressure which blows the oil into the Gulf waters is estimated to be between 20,000 and 70,000 PSI (pounds per square inch). Impossible to control. What US Scientists Are Forbidden To Tell The Public A

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livescience

A fire onboard the cargo ship SS Grandcamp docked at Texas City in 1947 detonated 2,300 tons of ammonium nitrate, a compound used in fertilizers and high explosives. The explosion blew two planes out of the sky and triggered a chain reaction that det

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arclein

The SHELTER catheter would travel through the blockage to the far side of the clot where the net would be opened like an umbrella. An interventional neurologist would then carefully pull the debris into a cylindrical trap that caps the outer length o

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arclein

“The use of the iPad is part of our continuing search to find a suitable touch screen technology which the dolphins can activate with the tip of their rostrums or beaks. After extensive searching and product review, it looks like our choice is betwee

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arclein

An artificial cornea (prototype shown here) could restore sight to thousands starting this year. An expansive EU project to produce an artificial corneahas found success thanks to the work of Joachim Storsberg of the Fraunhofer Institute for Appli

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arclein

Brookhaven National Laboratory has fabricated thin films patterned with large arrays of nanowires and loops that are superconducting — able to carry electric current with no resistance — when cooled below about 30 kelvin (-243 degrees Celsius). Even

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