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Martian Structure Reveals Signs of Life on Mars

A Martian meteorite that had hit the earth more than a century ago has provided signs of life on Mars. The meteorite,ReutersIn 2006, they found a part of the meteorite housed complex carbon materials within it, this intrigued the scientists as the pattern ... [Published International Business Times Australia - 25 mins ago]
First reported 38 mins ago - Updated 38 mins ago - 1 reports

Study: Seals Infected Early Americans With Tuberculosis

mdsolar writes that a study suggests that tuberculosis first appeared in the New World less than 6,000 years ago and it was brought here by seals. After a remarkable analysis of bacterial DNA from 1,000-year-old mummies, scientists have proposed a new ... [Published Slashdot - 38 mins ago]
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Area College Team Uses Sensors To Cut Down On Concussions

at 7:00 PM EDTNORTH MANCHESTER, Ind. (21ALIVE) --- A college football team based 35 miles west of Fort Wayne is using technology this season designed to protect players from the menacing threat of traumatic brain injury.We visited the practice fields ... [Published Indiana News Center - 1 hour ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Scientists show both types of diabetes are caused by same underlying mechanism

Work by scientists at the Universities of Manchester and Auckland suggest that both major forms of diabetes, type-1 and type-2, are the result of the same mechanism.The findings, published today in the FASEB Journal (20 August), provide compelling evidence ... [Published University of Manchester - 14 hours ago]
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Pursue a career in construction and surveying with the help of qualifications body RICS today

The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors [RICS] are looking for talented individuals keen to pursue a career in surveying - read about one woman's experience below...Talented maths graduate turned project manager Lorna McHugh started her career in rail ... [Published Manchester Evening News - 6 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Materials Science Centre Tour, University of Manchester

Description Friday 22nd August, 3.00pm - 4.00pm, Room B1, The Materials Science Centre, The University of Manchester.Will include a tour of the facility including introductions to TEM, XRD and more!If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to get ... [Published Institution of Mechanical Engineers - 7 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

New: Steel Dynamics Partners With Manchester University

at 8:01 AM EDTFORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) -- Manchester University and Steel Dynamics, Inc. are teaming up for a specialized program at the University's Fort Wayne Campus. reports the non-degree program will begin on September 24 of this year and will ... [Published Indiana News Center - 12 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 4 reports

Scientists discover potential signs of life on Mars

Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): Scientists have discovered mineral-rich structure on Mars that might be the evidence of niche environment on the planet’s subsurface that could support life.The new ovoid structure discovered in the Nakhla Martian meteorite was ... [Published TruthDive - 17 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Entrepreneurial graphene scientist sets the standard

A University of Manchester graphene scientist has won a prestigious award for his business proposal to set up a standards service for the one-atom thick material.Antonios Oikonomou is the winner of the Eli and Britt Harari Graphene Enterprise Award 2014 ... [Published University of Manchester - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 4 reports

Professor Danielle George to make sparks fly in 2014 CHRISTMAS LECTURES®

An electrical engineer from The University of Manchester is set to deliver the Royal Institution 2014 CHRISTMAS LECTURES.Professor Danielle George will present the demonstration packed, three-part series called ‘Sparks will fly: How to hack your home’ ... [Published University of Manchester - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

The Incredible Evolution Of Artificial Limbs Started With This Wooden Toe

Artificial limbs have come a long way.Long before the bionic man , prosthetics designed to replace lost body parts offered limited movement and might be crafted out of materials found at hand, like wood and other fibres.“In the past, prosthetics looked ... [Published Business Insider Australia - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Bruntwood and University of Manchester, UK, submit plans for £50m mixed-use redevelopment

By Jak PhillipsThe precinct is intended to complement the new hotel and enhanced Manchester Business School Executive Education Centre, on which construction is about to startDeveloper Bruntwood and The University of Manchester, UK, have submitted plans ... [Published Leisure Week - Aug 19 2014]

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"These studies may also be useful for assessing the possible habitability of the martian subsurface" the report concludes
...our previous ideas about the origins of tuberculosis," said Terry Brown, a professor of biomolecular archaeology at the University of Manchester. "At the moment, I'm still in the astonished stage over this."
...an important milestone for Genzyme, our inventors and the university," said Ken Nisbet, associate vice president for research, U-M Tech Transfer. "Cerdelga promises to be a landmark therapy for patients afflicted with Gaucher disease, and we congratulate all who helped bring this innovation to market."
...essentially unchanged for decades," the study's co-author Barry Bloom, a professor of Public Health at Harvard University said in a press release. "Our findings of specific markers in the blood that can tell us which people are at risk can help countries focus limited resources on patients who have lower levels of this protein. In addition, this may point the way to new treatments for a disease that greatly needs them."

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Area College Team Uses Sensors To Cut Down On C... [Published Indiana News Center - 1 hour ago]
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Iraq's New Prime Minister Is The Last Chance Fo... [Published Business Insider - 9 hours ago]
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Slideshow - Retro: The Tin Town that built Derw... [Published Sheffield Star - 11 hours ago]
New: Steel Dynamics Partners With Manchester Un... [Published Indiana News Center - 12 hours ago]
South African Women in Science Award winners ma... [Published SA Dep. of Science & Technology - 14 hours ago]
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A Dramatic Upgrade for Interferometry [Published Centauri Dreams - Aug 15 2014]
What can we do to make telescopes better both on Earth and in space? Ashley Baldwin has some thoughts on the matter, with reference to a new paper that explores interferometry and advocates an approach that can drastically improve its uses at optical ...
The Man Who Would Not Be Maliki [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 12 2014]
by Dish Staff Adam Taylor provides some background on Iraqi prime minister-designate Haider al-Abadi: Born in Baghdad in 1952 , Abadi was educated at the University of Baghdad and later received a doctorate from the University of Manchester ...
occupied Palestinian territory: Gaza diary: Lif... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 07 2014]
Source: IRINCountry: occupied Palestinian territory GAZA CITY, 7 August 2014 (IRIN) - There are about 10 seconds, or at least that is what it feels like, between the launching of the missile and the devastating crash of the explosion. They are the darkest ...
Killings of 2 protesters on ‘Day of Anger’ brin... [Published Mondoweiss - Aug 02 2014]
West Bank / Jerusalem / Historic Palestine Palestinian killed in clashes north of Tulkarem TULKAREM (Ma‘an) 1 Aug — Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian on Friday during clashes with Israeli forces in the northern West Bank, witnesses ...
Repost: What’s it like to work an Ebola outbrea... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Aug 02 2014]
In the light of the current Ebola outbreak, I thought this post from 2007 was once again highly relevant.  As another Ebola outbreak  simmers in Uganda  (and  appears to be increasing ), I recently was in touch with Zoe Young, a water and sanitation ...
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