Archive: 11/03/2011

Keeping carbon in check

Researchers developed a comprehensive technique to monitor changes in organic carbon found in soil over large areas of land. The team of scientists, including Cesar Izaurralde and Tristram West at Pacific Northwest National ...

dateMar 11, 2011 in Environment
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Speed demon creates a shock

( -- Just as some drivers obey the speed limit while others treat every road as if it were the Autobahn, some stars move through space faster than others. NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, captured ...

dateMar 11, 2011 in Astronomy
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Partners in inflammation

Individuals with increased levels of C-reactive protein (CRP) in the blood are at increased risk for various diseases linked to inflammation, such as colorectal cancer and cardiovascular diseases. Now, a research team in ...

dateMar 11, 2011 in Genetics
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Cameras out of the salt shaker

There have been gloves and shavers for one-off use for a long time. In future, there will also be disposable endoscopes for minimally invasive operations on the human body. A new microcamera is what makes it possible. It ...

dateMar 11, 2011 in Engineering
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