Archive: 03/08/2007

New diesel fuel filtering process created

U.S. researchers have developed a simple, inexpensive filtering process that could prevent costly instability and deterioration of military diesel fuel.

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Sharing genes a common affair, studies show

Two new studies by University of California, Berkeley, scientists highlight the amazing promiscuity of genes, which appear to shuttle frequently between organisms, especially more primitive organisms, and often in packs.

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Gamma-Ray Burst Challenges Theory

In a series of landmark observations gathered over a period of four months, NASA's Swift satellite has challenged some of astronomers' fundamental ideas about gamma-ray bursts (GRBs), which are among the most ...

dateMar 08, 2007 in Astronomy
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Hydrogel particles pave way for new bedside diagnostics

MIT researchers have created an inexpensive method to screen for millions of different biomolecules (DNA, proteins, etc.) in a single sample--a technology that could make possible the development of low-cost ...

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