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2010-07-05 06:05:00

Now possible to film development of fruit fly and of zebrafish's eyes and brain.

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2010-06-22 06:00:00

Europe’s “Big Bang” particle research group CERN, plans to open membership to all countries around the world who qualify to join.

2010-06-17 14:36:47

The Council of the European Space Agency today announced that Jean-Jacques Dordain will continue as the Director General of ESA for a further period of four years.

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2010-06-16 07:20:00

A spectacular new image of the Sculptor Galaxy (NGC 253) has been taken with the ESO VISTA telescope at the Paranal Observatory in Chile as part of one of its first major observational campaigns.

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2010-06-15 09:53:15

This image may bring to mind a patchwork quilt, or a picture taken from a gallery of abstract paintings, but the artisan behind it is actually Mother Nature, with a little help from scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany.

2010-06-14 06:58:00

FRANKFURT, Germany and LAUSANNE, Switzerland and PARIS, June 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IMIDIA ("Innovative Medicines Initiative for Diabetes"), a public private consortium funded by the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI), announced today the launch of a project focusing on pancreatic islet cell function and survival.

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2010-06-09 09:34:53

Ten past and present ESA astronauts will be at the ILA international aerospace show at Berlin’s Schoenefeld on Friday 11 June.

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2010-06-03 05:50:00

An international team of researchers will commence a virtual trip to Mars on Thursday by sealing themselves up in a windowless capsule at the Moscow Institute of Biomedical Problems (IBMP) for 520 days – the time required for a round trip visit to the red planet.

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2010-06-02 09:30:00

About to be shut away from the outside world, the Mars500 volunteers still get to have fun. Their duties will include regular playing of video games – though with a serious purpose.

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2010-06-01 08:37:06

EMBL scientists identify molecules that ensure red blood cell production.


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coruscant
  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.
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