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Self-assembling gears to make way for nanomachines
Material scientists have devised a technique that allows micro and nanoscale gears to assemble themselves, which will be a cheaper alternative to microlithography.

July 24, 2009 13:20

Space camp gives schoolkids a taste of the cosmos
A group of Russian schoolchildren are having a summer vacation with a difference at the “space camp” of Star City, the country’s cosmonaut training centre, which hopes to inspire the youths to become future explorers.

July 24, 2009 10:06

DNA database: who’s watching your genes?
The National DNA database in the UK currently holds information on five percent of the population, proportionally ten times bigger than its US equivalent, and there are no signs of it being discontinued any time soon.

February 15, 2010 11:39

No cure for AIDS in chimp genome
A new study has proven wrong the assumption that chimpanzees that carry an HIV-like virus do not get sick from it.

February 09, 2010 02:41

Electrocar will charge like plug-free toothbrush
Nissan has scaled up the plug-free battery charging technology used in electric toothbrushes and some powered razors to fit their upcoming electrocar.

July 22, 2009 11:59

"I could see Armstrong bouncing on the moon"
Russia's prominent cosmonaut, first man to walk in space, Aleksey Leonov strongly rejects claims that Americans made up their moon mission and shares with RT his memories of Neil Armstrong walking on the lunar surface.

September 15, 2010 11:31

Soviet top secret space project gets second life
When Neil Armstrong became the first human to walk on the Moon forty years ago, the US took a decisive lead in the space race against the USSR. But decades after, Soviet space engines are selling in the US.

July 20, 2009 19:30

Apollo hardware is certainly still on Moon – expert
Space analyst Yury Karash says allegations that the US lunar exploration program was a hoax are groundless, as numerous pieces of evidence show.

September 13, 2010 05:43

Wildlife crisis worse than economic crisis – IUCN
Life on Earth is under a serious threat. World leaders fail to reverse the trend by 2010 despite commitments made in 2002.

July 18, 2009 01:36

Space Shuttle headed for ISS
The US space shuttle Endeavour, with its seven-strong crew, reached orbit and began a flight to the International Space Station, NASA said in a press release.

July 16, 2009 04:12

Downright Dirty!
A directive damned by defects is enabling organized criminals illegally to export hazardous waste, jeopardizing the health of the environment and humans. RT exposes the sinister side of Britain’s waste…

July 15, 2009 14:33

First stage of Mars-500 experiment over
An international crew of six men spent 105 days in isolation, imitating a flight to the Red Planet as part of an experiment.

March 12, 2010 21:40

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