Archive: 10/05/2005

Study: Neural stem cells are long-lived

New York University researchers have determined immature stem cells that proliferate in mice to form brain tissue are long-lived.

Oct 05, 2005
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Stanford to unveil newly renovated hub for nanotech research

Stanford nanotechnology researchers and technology industry leaders will dedicate the latest nanotechnology research facility on campus—the newly renovated Stanford Nanocharacterization Laboratory (SNL)—on Oct. 5 from ...

Oct 05, 2005
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The World’s Smallest Fountain Pen?

The miniscule tip on an atomic-force microscope (AFM) helps researchers both "see" and manipulate the nanoscale environment. Now, engineers have created two novel technologies that enable such tips to write ...

Oct 05, 2005
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Research advances understanding of how hydrogen fuel is made

Oxygen may be necessary for life, but it sure gets in the way of making hydrogen fuel cheaply and abundantly from a family of enzymes present in many microorganisms. Blocking oxygen’s path to an enzyme’s ...

Oct 05, 2005
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Large scale flu virus sequencing completed

Scientists at the Institute for Genomic Research in Maryland report completing the first large-scale project to sequence the influenza virus.

Oct 05, 2005
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Argonne, Notre Dame begin new nuclear theory initiative

Physicists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Notre Dame have begun a new collaborative project to explore and explain the physics of rare nuclear isotopes.

Oct 05, 2005
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Hydrogen ions caught in the act of wandering

Erik T.J. Nibbering of the Max Born Institute for Nonlinear Optics and Short Pulse Spectroscopy (MBI) and colleagues report for the first time experimental evidence of the motions of hydrogen ions (protons, H+) from acids ...

Oct 05, 2005
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Study: Tall women are more ambitious

Two Scottish researchers say they've determined tall women are more ambitious in their careers and less inclined to start a family than shorter women.

Oct 05, 2005
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The write stuff?

Imagine being able to communicate in your own handwriting with your mobile phone, PDA, laptop or PC without any cables. The VPen does just that. It looks like a space age pen, but works like a mouse, pen, keyboard ...

Oct 05, 2005
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Nanotech processing 'greener' than oil refining, study

Using a method for assessing the premiums that companies pay for insurance, a team of scientists and insurance experts have concluded that the manufacturing processes for five, near-market nanomaterials -- including quantum ...

Oct 05, 2005
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