Archive for October 2012

Science News In Brief 14 Oct.

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Science news roundup for week ending 14/10/12: (Originally published 12/10/12, on 24n.biz. Thumbnail image courtesy of NASA) In Space:   The Dragon docks: In a milestone of commercial spaceflight the first such mission to resupply the International Space Station (ISS) successfully docked with the station early this Wednesday. The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket launched from… (read more)

Science News In Brief 30 Sep.

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Science news roundup for week ending 30/9/12: (Originally published 28/9/12, on 24n.biz) In Technology:   Biodegradable electronics: A report published in Science today describes a set of materials, components and tools for building “transient” electronic systems for use as biodegradable environmental sensors or temporary medical implants that disappear from the body after they have served… (read more)