Archive: 03/1/2011

Why we need research (Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- In a time of budgetary crisis, we are reminded of the crucial role research universities play in the development of communities on local, national and global levels.

Mar 01, 2011
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Space image: Conjoined

(PhysOrg.com) -- The docked space shuttle Discovery and the Canadian-built Dextre, also known as the Special Purpose Dextrous Manipulator, are featured in this photograph taken by the STS-133 crew aboard the ...

Mar 01, 2011
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Probing atomic chicken wire

(PhysOrg.com) -- Graphene, the material that makes up pencil "lead," could someday make electronic devices smaller, faster and more energy-efficient. Providing the first detailed analysis of graphene on boron ...

Mar 01, 2011
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Cause of skin cancer that heals itself found

(PhysOrg.com) -- An international team of scientists has identified the key gene causing a rare type of skin cancer that grows rapidly for a few weeks or months but then heals itself.

Mar 01, 2011 report
4.8 / 5 (5) 0 | with audio podcast