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2010-04-16 14:13:18

Finding is expected to steer future work on therapies down the most efficient and promising paths Researchers in China are reporting that they have found a way to determine which somatic cells -- or differentiated body cells -- that have been reprogrammed into a primordial, embryonic-like state are the most viable for therapeutic applications. In a paper published online last week by the Journal of Biological Chemistry, two collaborating teams from institutes at the Chinese Academy of...

2009-04-10 08:42:31

Ohio State University researchers have developed a new strategy to overcome one of the major obstacles to a grand challenge in physics.What they've discovered could eventually aid high-temperature superconductivity, as well as the development of new high-tech materials.In 2008, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) chose three multi-university teams to tackle an ambitious problem: trap atoms inside a light crystal -- also called an "optical lattice" -- that can simulate exotic...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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