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Advances in fuel-cell technology have been stymied by the inadequacy of metals studied as catalysts. The drawback to platinum, other than cost, is that it absorbs carbon monoxide in reactions involving fuel cells powered by organic materials like

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We knew if PXR played similar protective roles in blood vessels to those in the liver, it could protect the vessels from damage caused by harmful substances in the blood." The researchers used human tissue and blood vessel cells in culture and fo

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“It’s safe, it’s smooth, it’s clean, it’s wheelchair accessible, it’s a great tourist attraction — we love it,” said Judith Berdy, president of the Roosevelt Island Historical Society. Forty years later, the iconic red tram remains one of only two tr

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at allows them to verify that they've actually managed to release one, and only one, photon, a condition essential to the success of the experiment, a second de- vice "slices" this particle in two. [surely photon is meant here] This splitting a

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So, high salt intake increases acidity in the body, which can accelerate bone loss. The European Space Agency's, or ESA's, recent SOdium LOad in microgravity, or SOLO, study zoomed in on this question. Nine crew members, including ESA's Frank

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The reaction: Meet "the ultimate superweapon," says David Woods at Manolith. The railgun is already deadly with these test projectiles — basically non-aerodynamic hunks of metal — and once the railgun starts using real ammo, "it could revolutioniz

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Starve a tumour of its blood supply to kill it: That’s the long-held and widely accepted theory in cancer treatment. But what if you instead fed that tumour and let it grow? Dr. Pickering’s theory is that if you increase the blood supply to the tumo

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With the explosion of wireless devices during the last decade, radio engineers have been increasingly concerned that soon the world will run out of bandwith. Mobile phones and handheld devices like PDAs, Android, and iPads, not to mention notepads, n

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The findings offer important new insight into the brain and raise the possibility that marijuana's benefits for the treatment of pain, seizures and other ailments might some day be attained without hurting memory,

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Physicists had already seen such differences - known as called "CP violation". But these known differences are much too small to explain why the Universe appears to prefer matter over anti-matter.

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"Those trees were covered in little branches which sprung out in all directions and made a sort of thicket on the floor of the forest," Berry said. "That was a big surprise." The researchers also found a fragment of a third type of tree, lycop