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Scientists in the US have designed a new kind of solar cell that could generate electricity using both the Sun's light and heat. They claim that the device could be more efficient than either photovoltaic panels or "solar-thermal" plants operating

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Although many questions remain regarding the mechanisms of reprogramming, we were able to genetically test the route of cell fate alteration. Our findings suggest that cardiomyocytes were directly induced from cardiac fibroblasts without reverting to

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Delta-9-THC, delta-8-THC, and cannabinol (CBN) all inhibited primary Lewis lung tumor growth, whereas cannabidiol (CBD) enhanced tumor growth. Oral administration of 25, 50, or 100 mg delta-9-THC/kg inhibited primary tumor growth by 48, 72, and 75

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"The vehicle is very similar to a cluster bomb," explains Dr. Peer. Inside the nano-vehicle itself are tiny particles of chemotherapy drugs. When the delivery vehicle comes into contact with cancer cells, it releases the chemotherapeutic payload di

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More recently, I learned that the digestive system is rigged to hold 125% of your daily needs. This gave pause. If one ate daily to satisfaction, and what greater pleasur

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A few transplants of the 28,000 performed yearly involve the same organ spending time in more than two bodies. The most common scenario arises when patient in late stages of a disease receives liver or kidney as a last-ditch effort to keep him alive.

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We started in one place and looked at the connections. It led into a very complicated series of loops and circuits. It's not an organizational chart. There's no top and bottom to it," said Swanson, a member of the National Academy of Sciences and

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Cognitive tasks were initiated 5 minutes after the start of stimulation as it has been shown that 3 minutes of stimulation is the minimum duration of stimulation in order to induce significant after-effects changes in the cortical excitability T

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If you saw this thing on your neighbor's trailer, you'd laugh at him. "What sort of pretentious man-child buys a boat shaped like a shark," you'd scoff into your mugaccino, secure in the knowledge that you'd never shell out for something so rid

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While both the cruising speed of 79 knots and the gross weight of 2150 lbs are comparable to the S-300C helicopter, the big issue, as with electric cars, is range. The demonstrator has an expected flight time of 15 minutes (compare this to the 3.7 hr

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A new material could turn liquid oil on the surface of water into a floating solid that could be scooped away. The developers say the compound is non-toxic and can be recovered and separated from the oil for reuse.

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We are essentially printing batteries," he said. "Everything is crystalline -- the anode, cathode separator and electrolyte are crystalline."

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New Energy's ability to generate electricity on see-thru glass is made possible by making use of the world's smallest working organic solar cells, developed by Dr. Xiaomei Jiang at the University of South Florida. Unlike conventional solar systems,

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he amount of current we are producing per firing capacitor has improved. We have achieved 1 MA at 27 kV with only 8 capacitors firing, something that required all 12 capacitors with the old spark plugs.

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But only now are we starting to see the major automakers putting aside their prejudices (which nearly put some of them out of business), and moving forward with their first generations of highway-capable electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles

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