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Image Credit: NASA/SDO
By BioNews On Thursday, February 12th, 2015
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NASA captures giant filament on Sun

NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) has captured a giant dark line snaked across the lower half of the Sun – longer than 67 Earths lined up in a row  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
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Smart Insulin: turned on when blood sugar levels are too high

For patients with diabetes, insulin is critical to maintaining good health and normal blood-sugar levels.  More...

The lunar farside as never seen before! LROC WAC orthographic projection centered at 180° longitude, 0° latitude. 
Image Credit: NASA/Goddard/Arizona State University.
By BioNews On Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
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NASA reveals ‘dark’ side of the Moon

The US space agency has released a stunning video revealing the far side of the Moon that cannot be seen from the Earth  More...

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Overlay of the bound conformation of axitinib from VEGFR2 (green) (PDB ID: 4AGC) and ABL1(T315I) (purple) co-crystal structures.
By BioNews On Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
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Old drug effective against drug-resistant leukaemia

An existing anti-cancer drug has been found to be effective against drug-resistant leukaemia  More...

Latest image of the far side of the Sun based on high resolution STEREO data, taken on February 2, 2011 at 23:56 UT when there was still a small gap between the STEREO Ahead and Behind data. This gap will start to close on February 6, 2011, when the spacecraft achieve 180 degree separation, and will completely close over the next several days. Credit: NASA
By BioNews On Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
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Don’t blame the sun for global warming

A review of solar activity in the past 400 years has shown that the level of sun activity was not very different in the 18th  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
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‘Super telescope’ to improve space weather forecasts

To be launched in 2019, the world’s biggest solar telescope based in Hawaii would significantly improve the forecasting of space weather hazards  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, February 9th, 2015
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Tapeworms fight to control shared host

If two tapeworms infect the same host and find themselves at cross-purposes, they may actively sabotage each other in a competition to seize control, new research suggests.  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, February 9th, 2015
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New York museums officially ban selfie sticks

Can your selfie obsession cause public nuisance and damage to precious property?  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, February 9th, 2015
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Apple planning own search engine to trump Google?

There perhaps isn’t anything that a Google search cannot find, but all of us who have only been ‘googling’ for information and knowledge may soon be “appleing” for them.  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, February 9th, 2015
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Endangered cave-dwelling fish species discovered in Brazil

Brazilian researchers have found a new species of endangered cave-dwelling fish that is threatened by a destruction of its habitat  More...