Monthly Archives: May 2009

Stem Cells Transplanted From Marrow Into Heart May Improve Heart’s Performance

The Cardiology department and the Area of Cell Therapy of Cordoba hospital Reina Sofia are carrying out clinical tests with patients who have suffered from a severe heart attack. With the implantation of the patient’s stem cells, the heart regenerates … Continue reading

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Yale Study Finds Evidence that Damaged Ecosystems Can Recover Rapidly

A recent study by Yale University’s School of Forestry and Environmental Studies reports that if humans commit to the restoration effort, most ecosystems can recover from very major disruption within decades to half-centuries. full story

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Ring of Fire

The Pacific Ring of Fire is an area where large numbers of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur in the basin of the Pacific Ocean. In a 40,000 km horseshoe shape, it is associated with a nearly continuous series of oceanic … Continue reading

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Indian Institute of Technology Bombay develops low-cost GIS software

Indian Institute of Technology here has developed a low-cost Geographic Information System (GIS) software which can be used for resource management by community development programmes, government sectors, NGOs and industries. “The software is now made commercially available so that developing … Continue reading

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