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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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2010-11-10 09:12:26

It’s small, but it’s a greenhouse for space voyagers – and for you.

2010-11-08 08:03:00

It was the last and only chance for ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli to talk about the mission highlights in his home country before the launch of his MagISStra mission in mid-December.

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2010-10-30 13:06:58

'Space represents our future.' 'Europe could become world leader in a certain number of domains that use space.' These were some of the statements made by top-level European leaders at the conference held at the European Parliament’s hemicycle on October 26-27 under the theme 'A new space policy for Europe'.

2010-10-28 00:00:42

EMBO Recognizes 63 Researchers for Advances in Life Sciences The European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) today announced the recognition of outstanding research contributions by 63 life scientists from 14 countries. (PRWeb UK) October 27, 2010 The European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) today announced the recognition of outstanding research contributions by 63 life scientists from 14 countries.

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2010-10-26 06:00:00

Thanks to advances in space technology, an iPhone will soon be able to do double duty: keep you in tune with your favorite artists and your vital signs.

2010-10-25 06:35:06

A shared vision for space exploration came into sharper focus this week when European ministers, space executives and international representatives met to discuss their ambitions for future space exploration.

2010-10-20 10:48:02

Natural disasters occur yearly on all continents, leaving hundreds of thousands dead and turning millions into refugees.

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2010-10-20 06:25:00

Europe's vision for launching astronauts and robot explorers out into the Solar System will come into sharper focus on October 21 when the ministers responsible for space activities meet in Brussels to discuss Europe's goals for space exploration.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.