Stem-cell treatment helps restore eye-sight

16 06 2008

Six blind patients have had their eye-sight restored after undergoing pioneering stem cell transplants.

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Scientists find bugs that eat waste and excrete petrol

16 06 2008

Silicon Valley is experimenting with bacteria that have been genetically altered to provide renewable petroleum. ..the genetic alteration of bugs – very, very small ones – so that when they feed on agricultural waste such as woodchips or wheat straw, they do something extraordinary. They excrete crude oil. Using genetically modified bugs for

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Harvard Team Creates the World’s 1st Synthesized Cells

16 06 2008

A single cell is the most awesomely sophisticated molecular machine yet produced. A self-directing, self-replicating micro-factory capable of complex constructions, automated repair and even (like all good sci-fi-sounding devices) self-destruct. The first cells, however, were much less “complex mechanisms” and significantly more “Shake and Bake”

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Honda makes first hydrogen cars

16 06 2008

The Japanese car manufacturer Honda has begun the first ever commercial production of a hydrogen fuel-cell powered vehicle.

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Astronomers find ‘super-Earths’

16 06 2008

Researchers today said they discovered a batch of three “super-Earths” orbiting a nearby star, and two other solar systems with small planets as well.

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Professor Stephen Hawking to present NASA Lecture Series

31 03 2008

When you think of Black Holes and Baby Universes, that is Hawking. An opportunity of a lifetime to be able to watch this lecture on NASA TV – Free!

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Autistic poet gives rare glimpse into mystery illness

31 03 2008

Doctors told his mom he was beyond hope….. Tito is now published poet
An inspiring look into the life of an autistic child.

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