Lenovo has shown what will be its first 'smartbook', a new generation of equipment that will begin to flourish during the present 2010. It is called Skylight, and it unites the concepts of smart mobile phone and 'netbook' to offer a new laptop specially designed for Mobility. The laptop will have a Wi-Fi and 3G connection to access the internet, and it will update data such as e-mails even while on stand-by.
In the same way that people are demanding when it comes to choosing the mattress they want to sleep on - not too hard, but not too soft - so are cells. In fact, the rigidity of the cellular environment is so important that it can determine whether a stem cell will differentiate into bone or fat, for example. Even if a cell will behave normally or become cancerous.
Every week, telescopes around the world detect new exoplanets orbiting stars other than the Sun. But the last one found by the United Kingdom InfraRed Telescope (UKIRT), 3.8 meters in diameter and located in Hawaii, is out of the usual, since being very swollen "defies conventional models of planetary evolution".