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Big Bang machine

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The Hadron Collider smashed proton beams together recently, three days after the 14 month shut down. A collision was detected at approximately 1:30 p.m. the 24th of Nov. as the two beams crossed/ crashed each other for the first time. Although this hasn’t uncovered anything informative to this point, it is still considered good progress. For more […]

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Issue 7

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Table of Contents Young Scientists Journal 2009 | January – February | Volume 2 | Issue 7   EDITORIAL From the Chief Editor [pg.1] Jonathan Rogers ORIGINAL ARTICLES Effect of Aflatoxin B 1 from Aspergillus flavu on MDA-MB-231 Human Breast Cancer Cells [pg.3] Ana Victoria Colon Aflatoxin is a known carcinogen, expelled from naturally occurring fungi such as Aspergillus flavus. […]

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Water on the Moon

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The LCROSS mission which we previously reported a few weeks ago has now turned out to be a successful mission as preliminary data from the Lunar Crater Observation Sensing Satelite (LCROSS) has uncovered traces of water during the impact on Oct. 9. Nasa said, “today opened a new chapter in our understanding of the moon”. […]

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Wireless phones

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Current cordless phones/mobile phones have been recently found to have biological effects on the brain. There are currently no details on what exactly may be occurring biologically but the primary age groups this may affect are apparently adolescents and children. Although there is no proof for any health risks, this research is more of a […]

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Ancient aftershocks

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New seismological research indicates that modern earthquakes in the Midwest are aftershocks of big earthquakes from over two centuries ago.  The Midwest isn’t the only victim to such seismic activity as the Sichuan earthquake came out of the blue as the earthquakes which occurred in the Midwest did as well. To find out more about […]

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Climate Change: The solutions

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In the October edition of new scientist there were energy saving inventions ranging from LED light bulbs for houses to a floor that recovers energy when you walk, all these ideas can make energy use much more efficient, and save you money. Look at the bottom of this page for people’s views and more ideas […]

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Progress with “Green Energy”

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“SolarReserve” which is a Californian energy company is designing a solar panel system which will produce energy for 24 hours a day. This new system involves the storage of solar energy by focusing mirrors onto huge amounts of molten salt. This storage system can potentially store up to seven hours worth of solar energy which […]

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Welcome to Ms. Andréia Azevedo Soares to the IAB

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Welcome to Ms. Andréia Azevedo Soares as a new member International Advisory Board.  Andréia began her career as a journalist in 1996 back in Brazil working as a trainee for the daily newspaper Jornal do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, and then as a health correspondent for the national magazine Boa Forma, Sao Paulo. She moved in 1999 […]

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Progress with HIV

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It’s hard to come out with news during this week in particular as the earthquake/tsunami which occurred in the pacific islands will put other news in its shadow. Never less, we will post as much interesting news to hopefully compensate for the tragic news. A medical breakthrough is quoted to be “the first glimmer of […]

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The reintroduction of hypnosis

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The Science behind hypnosis isn’t necessarily figured out as there is still very much a phenomenon. However, the general idea of hypnotism has recently been reintroduced here in the U.K through Derren Brown. He captivated the country by sticking the audience to their seats,(literally), his success without supposed subliminal messaging is great for the typical spectator, […]

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Grain Strain

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Grain Strain created by [url=http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/]Science Museum[/url] Use machines to get the grain in the bucket. Not Working? Play at the [url=http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/onlinestuff/games/grain_strain.aspx]Science Museum Website[/url]