Archive: 09/08/2012

Fat for better drug function

Sci­en­tists have long known that food diges­tion affects the way the body absorbs var­ious compounds—from nutri­ents to drugs and toxins.

dateAug 09, 2012 in Biochemistry
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Ultrafast pulsed lasers… more than just a lightshow

A Navy ship at sea is surrounded by water, with nothing but its carrier group in site, and searches the skies for activity overhead. Isolated radars on each ship in the group scan independently of each other with limited ...

dateAug 09, 2012 in Other
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Picturing the past

Computing and archaeology are unrelated. Or are they? Could an invention of the modern age actually benefit a field that focuses on the past? The answer is yes, says a University of Toronto Mississauga researcher. And he’s ...

dateAug 09, 2012 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Shipwreck mystery solved

(Phys.org) -- University of Delaware researchers have discovered that a shipwreck near the coast of Cape Henlopen is a 215-footlong sailing vessel destroyed by a hurricane more than a century ago.

dateAug 09, 2012 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Plenty of dark matter near the Sun

(Phys.org) -- Astronomers at the University of Zürich, the ETH Zurich, the University of Leicester and NAOC Beijing have found large amounts of invisible "dark matter" near the Sun. Their results are consistent with ...

dateAug 09, 2012 in Astronomy
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