Profile

Cover photo
Sven Brun
Lives in Oslo
5 followers|22,480 views
AboutPosts

Stream

Sven Brun

Shared publicly  - 
 
Vi har fått tilbud om støydempende tiltak, men reagerer på at tiltakene baserer seg på en estimert støy på 55 dB. 
Jernbaneverket har målt dagens støy, før riggområdet er på plass, til 55–65 dB.
 ·  Translate
Naboene til Follobanens rigganlegg ved tidligere Åsland pukkverk gruer seg til tunnelboringen starter i løpet av året.
1
Add a comment...

Sven Brun

Shared publicly  - 
 
 
Om du mener at langtidssyke skal tilbys dokumentert behandling, så trykk "+1" og del! 

Ny post på Marias Metode:

http://bit.ly/NjnsVT
 ·  Translate
1 comment on original post
1
Add a comment...

Sven Brun

Shared publicly  - 
 
 
Peter Higgs is on his way to Switzerland to take part in a press conference. You know what this probably means...
Five leading theoretical physicists have been invited to the event in Switzerland on Wednesday - sparking speculation that the particle has been discovered.
291 comments on original post
1
Add a comment...

Sven Brun

Shared publicly  - 
 
 
FLOWER POWER: The insignificant little plant, Arabidopsis thaliana or thale cress, is a boon to biological research. And even the most ordinary flower looks beautiful through the eyes of a microscope, does it not?

• Those of us focused on understanding human disease don't pay much attention to research in plants. But plant biologists have taught us about micro RNAs, transposons, active demethylation, 'decoy' RNAs, and more. The wonderful world of genetics was first revealed through the patterns of inheritance of sweet peas, by one Austrian friar named Gregor Mendel.

• That's why I go to a plant conference once every few years. I never know what I may pick up and plant biologists are gracious enough to listen to our animal work.

#floralfriday +FloralFriday

Image: Mendel's Dream Arabidopsis flower captured with confocal microscopy by Heiti Paves, Centre of Excellence ENVIRON, Estonia.
81 comments on original post
1
Add a comment...

Sven Brun

Shared publicly  - 
 
 
Mathematics and Art: Living in the Overlap. Continuing our series on Science and Art , here are some superb examples of Fractal Art, which uses self-similar mathematical transforms of different assigned geometric properties to produce multiple variations of the shape in continually reducing patterns.

Many Thanks to +J Huntemann for the find! You can create similar images with Apophysis --a freeware Windows application (http://apophysis.org/).

For more, see: http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/10/17/50-phenomenal-fractal-art-pictures/
26 comments on original post
1
Add a comment...

Sven Brun

Shared publicly  - 
 
Report on the economic situation in Iceland three years after the collapse of the financial sector. by. Birgitta Jónsdóttir, Margrét Tryggvadóttir and Thor Saari. Members of Parliament for The Movemen...
1
Add a comment...
Have him in circles
5 people
Mela's profile photo
Johannes Melkeraaen's profile photo
D Vasive's profile photo
Rolf Cato Spiel's profile photo
Olav Barros Storstrøm's profile photo

Sven Brun

Shared publicly  - 
 
 
Scientists have grown a fully functional liver from stem cells derived from human skin and blood
Pictured: So-called induced pluripotent stem cells are easily obtainable mature cells that can be "reprogrammed" into a versatile, primitive state from where they can develop into any kind of cell in the body.

Read more: http://news.discovery.com/tech/biotechnology/first-human-liver-stem-cells-130705.htm

Please share the #Science!
#ScienceEveryday  +ScienceSunday +Part-Time Scientists 
13 comments on original post
1
Add a comment...

Sven Brun

Shared publicly  - 
 
Kaspersky: Jeg presenterer nå min liste over de fem viktigste problemene, over et bredt spekter, som IT-sikkerheten møter.
 ·  Translate
1
Add a comment...

Sven Brun

Shared publicly  - 
 
The world-famous physicist has been trying out the ‘iBrain’ which picks up his brain waves and sends them to a computer for analysis.
1
Add a comment...

Sven Brun

Shared publicly  - 
 
 
Deadly Beauty: Drugs under the Microscope These gorgeous images are of drugs that kill our cells as surely as they may heal us. Widely used in cancer chemotherapy and other disorders, they make us wonder at their beauty and question how they are used.

Mitomycin: DNA crosslinker antibiotic from Streptomyces. Used in glaucoma and lasik surgery, bladder, oesophageal and other cancers. Works by blocking DNA replication in dividing cells.

Azacititine: DNA methylase blocker used to treat myelodysplastic syndrome, and in clinical trials for relapsed acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Masquerades as a “C” nucleoside but cannot get modified so it blocks DNA methyltransferase and thus activate tumor suppressor genes silenced by hypermethylation.

Mitoxantrone: DNA topoisomerase inhibitor, used to treat metastatic breast cancer, AML, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma,and prostate cancer. During replication, DNA becomes "overwound" ahead of the replication fork. The topological tension is relieved by topoisomerases.The enzyme binds to "tense" DNA and cleaves the phosphate backbone; the DNA unwinds and, then topoisomerase reseals the break.

Fluoxetine (Prozac): Antidepressant blockbuster drug, works by inhibiting serotonin reuptake. Also used to treat obsessive compulsive disorder and eating disorders.

Trastuzumab (Herceptin): A monoclonal antibody that blocks the HER2/neu receptor and is used in the treatment of certain breast cancers. The HER2 gene is amplified in some cancers where it causes excessive cell growth. The treatment is very expensive ($100,000 a year) and cancers tend to become resistant.

+ScienceSunday , #sciencesunday
19 comments on original post
1
Add a comment...

Sven Brun

Shared publicly  - 
 
 
Aurora over Kvaloysletta, Troms Fylke, Norway

January 24, 2012

B_Olsen | http://www.flickr.com/
1
Add a comment...

Sven Brun

Shared publicly  - 
 
As former Vice President Dick Cheney publishes his long-awaited memoir, we speak to Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, former chief of staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell. "This is a book written out of fe...
1
Add a comment...
People
Have him in circles
5 people
Mela's profile photo
Johannes Melkeraaen's profile photo
D Vasive's profile photo
Rolf Cato Spiel's profile photo
Olav Barros Storstrøm's profile photo
Basic Information
Gender
Male
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
Oslo
Links
YouTube