Blue Jean Dye Kills Cancer Cells

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The dye in your blue jeans could soon be used to kill cancer cells, say scientists. UK researchers are employing tiny gold "nanoparticles", 1/5000th the thickness of a human hair, to deliver the chemical compound...

New Microchip Fused With Brain Cells

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European researches have developed "neuro-chips" in which living brain cells and silicon circuits interact with one another. While the research is far from it at this point, these advancements could one day lead to...

New Technology Powers Fuel Cells

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A new fuel cell for notebook PCs, more compact and powerful than competing technologies, could be on the market in early 2006 at a price of around $90, its Japanese inventors claim. Materials and Energy...

Cancer Stem Cells Hint at Cure

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Researchers have discovered cells that continually replenish leukemia tumors. Killing these infinitely renewing cells could be key to halting the disease. A genetic mutation causes the leukemia cells to divide out of control and allows...

Company Makes Plans for Portable Fuel Cells

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For a while now getting fuel cell technology into notebooks and handhelds has been difficult. A company called Mobion has made what it believes is the right design to solve this problem. Mobion...

Don't Bet on Fuel Cells, Manufacturer Says

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The producer of fuel cells that can recharge mobile phones and portable music players told industrialists and policymakers on Friday not to count on the power packs to solve the energy crisis. "Don't hold your...

Laptop Fuel Cells -- Ready for Takeoff?

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Fuel cells that can run laptops for 10 hours or more without plug power have captured the imagination of computer junkies. But first, backers must prove that they are as safe to fly with as...

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