Archive: 05/04/2005

Researchers make bendable concrete

A new type of fiber-reinforced bendable concrete will be used for the first time in Michigan this summer- and University of Michigan scientists hope that their new material will find widespread use across ...

May 04, 2005 3.9 / 5 (108) 0

Discovery Crew in Full Dress Rehearsal

Dressed in their orange launch and entry suits, the crew members of Return to Flight mission STS-114 boarded the silver "Astrovan" and traveled to Launch Pad 39B for a countdown dress rehearsal on May 4. They ...

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How monarch butterflies are wired for navigation

In their extraordinary annual migration from North America to Mexico, monarch butterflies are known to use the angle of polarized sunlight as a celestial guide to help them keep to a straight and true path southward. But ...

May 04, 2005 5 / 5 (1) 0

Motor Transport in Bio-Nano Systems

Molecular motors are nanoscale engines which move along very thin rod-like filaments and, in this way, drive the heavy traffic of molecular cargo within biological cells. Both motors and filaments can be isolated ...

May 04, 2005 1 / 5 (1) 0

You know what I mean... maybe

Does it ever occur to you that Angelina Jolie is really phat? Well, according to young Kiwis, she totally is. A weird world of modern slang has evolved since the days when a beautiful woman was a fox, a young man was a d ...

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