Daily Archives: February 22, 2012

Breaking News – neutrinos not faster than light!

You can shelf your designs for a warp drive engine (for now) and put the DeLorean back in the garage; it turns out neutrinos may not have broken any cosmic speed limits after all. Ever since the news came out … Continue reading

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Alexander Graham Bell’s first sound recordings

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Recently, and for the first time in living memory, sound recordings made in 1881 at Alexander Graham Bell’s Volta Laboratory Association have been heard aloud. The experimental phonographs made by the association where Bell worked alongside instrument-maker Charles Sumner Tainter … Continue reading

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Rare Earth Element Discovered In Ancient Stars

supernova remnent

In three stars far, far away, one of the rarest elements known to man has been spotted, improving our understanding about how heavy elements are created, bolstering evidence that a rare type of supernova may have been responsible for their … Continue reading

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What cancer cells need to travel

Cancer cells must prepare for travel before invading new tissues, but new Cornell research has found a possible way to stop these cells from ever hitting the road. Researchers have identified two key proteins that are needed to get cells moving … Continue reading

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