Archive: 02/09/2010

Researchers discover proton diode

Biophysicists in Bochum have discovered a diode for protons: just like the electronic component determines the direction of flow of electric current, the "proton diode" ensures that protons can only pass through a cell membrane ...

dateSep 02, 2010 in Materials Science
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Listening to ancient colors

A team of McGill chemists have discovered that a technique known as photoacoustic infrared spectroscopy could be used to identify the composition of pigments used in art work that is decades or even centuries old. Pigments ...

dateSep 02, 2010 in Analytical Chemistry
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Judge punishes Michigan juror for Facebook post

(AP) -- A Detroit-area woman who was removed from a jury for declaring the defendant guilty on Facebook before the trial was over has been ordered to pay $250 and write an essay about the constitutional right to a fair trial.

dateSep 02, 2010 in Internet
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