Archive: 09/08/2010

Galileo revisited: How ribbons roll

Galileo Galilei’s experiments on the motions of falling and rolling objects, described in his 1638 book, “Two New Sciences,” are considered by many to be the beginning of modern science. Now researchers ...

dateSep 08, 2010 in General Physics
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The dance of hot nanoparticles

(PhysOrg.com) -- "Brownian motion is a very old concept," Klaus Kroy tells PhysOrg.com. "The laws explaining it were formulated more than a century ago by Albert Einstein. However, we are finding some intere ...

dateSep 08, 2010 in General Physics feature
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New super strong alloy discovered

(PhysOrg.com) -- International team of researchers has discovered a new super-strength light alloy and had their key findings published in Nature Communications.

dateSep 08, 2010 in Nanomaterials
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Dendritic cells found in zebrafish

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified dendritic antigen-presenting cells in zebrafish, opening the possibility that the tiny fish could become a new model ...

dateSep 08, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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