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2010-12-22 07:15:00

NOORDWIJK, The Netherlands, December 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- What if monitoring your heart rate were as easy as listening to music while you jog? Thanks to advances in space technology, an iPhone will soon be able to do double duty: keep you in tune with your favourite artists and your vital signs. With the support of ESA's Technology Transfer Programme (ESA TTP), Swiss company CSEM created the final prototype for their Pulsear device this year. A tiny unit embedded in a regular...

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2010-12-16 09:45:00

Gamma-ray bursts are among the most energetic events in the Universe, but some appear curiously faint in visible light.

2010-12-09 13:37:53

Europe needs new particle accelerators and major upgrades to existing facilities over the next ten years to stay at the forefront of nuclear physics.

2010-12-07 14:02:06

Celebrating the tenth anniversary of Portugal joining ESA as a Member State, José Mariano Gago, Portuguese Minister of Science and Higher Education, and Jean-Jacques Dordain, ESA’s Director General, met today at Pavilhão do Conhecimento, Lisbon.

2010-12-02 15:46:52

Europe needs an Institute of Industrial Mathematics to tighten the link between maths and industry as an enabler of innovation – putting maths at the heart of Europe's innovation.

2010-11-29 12:51:50

TECHBREAK is a new foresight initiative led by the European Science Foundation to identify the technology areas that could benefit the space sector.

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2010-11-27 15:30:00

Ministers in charge of space activities representing the Member States of the European Space Agency and the European Union met in Brussels today for the Seventh Space Council.

2010-11-24 08:00:00

Treasure Hunt Serves to Generate Donations to Annual Scholarship Fund WASHINGTON, Nov.

2010-11-17 16:58:48

The cells in the different parts of this video are always the same (grey), but, like actors using make-up to highlight different facial features, they have fluorescent labels that mark different cellular components in different colours: blue shows the nucleus, yellow shows tubulin (a component of the cell’s scaffolding), red shows mitochondria, cyan shows the membranes of vesicles called endosomes, and purple shows other membrane structures.

2010-11-10 14:18:59

A new Reference Report published today by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) lists 79 reference methods for GMO analysis which have been validated according to international standards.


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metagrabolized
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