Bye, Bye Ulysses
Source: JPL/NASA Posted: 2/27/08 The joint NASA and European Space Agency Ulysses mission to study the sun and its influence on surrounding space is likely to cease operations in the next few months.
Source: Cornell Posted: 2/27/08 A new electron microscope is enabling scientists for the first time to form images that uniquely identify individual atoms in a crystal and see how those atoms bond to one another. And in living color.
MIT Creates Gecko-Inspired Bandage
Source: MIT Posted: 2/27/08 Researchers have created a waterproof adhesive bandage inspired by gecko lizards that may soon join sutures and staples as a basic operating room tool for patching up surgical wounds or internal injuries.
'To stimulate creativity, one must develop the childlike inclination for play and the childlike desire for recognition.'