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Images Dated 30th January 2004

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False colour TEM of a single basophil Featured 30 Jan 2004 Print

False colour TEM of a single basophil

False-colour transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a single basophil, a type of white blood cell. Basophils are the least common of the white cells. This section shows the characteristic bilobed nucleus (orange and green) and numerous large, membrane-bound granules (red), packed with the vasoactive substances heparin (an anticoagulant), histamine & slow-reacting substance of anaphylaxis (SRS-A). Histamine & SRS- A exert a variety of effects on blood vessel walls and on the permeability of blood capillaries. Magnification: x7, 000 at 6x7cm size, x3, 100 at 35mm size

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Thrust SSC, the worlds first supersonic car Featured 30 Jan 2004 Print

Thrust SSC, the worlds first supersonic car

Thrust SuperSonic Car (SSC), the first land vehicle to travel faster than sound, performs a speed trial. The car broke the land speed record on 15 October 1997 near Gerlach in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada, USA. It travelled at an average speed of 1227 kilometres per hour (km/h) - about 24 km/h faster than sound - over two runs that took place within an hour of each other. The car was powered by two jet engines from a fighter aircraft. The British Thrust SSC team included driver Andy Green & team leader Richard Noble; the latter had him- self set a land speed record in 1983. Thrust SSC's success occurred the day after the fiftieth anni- versary of the first supersonic flight

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