Archive: 05/11/2010

Death of a star in 3D

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics in Garching have for the first time managed to reproduce the asymmetries and fast-moving iron clumps of observed supernovae by complex ...

May 11, 2010
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Supermassive black hole is thrown out of galaxy

(PhysOrg.com) -- Undergraduate student Marianne Heida of the University of Utrecht has found what appears to be a supermassive black hole leaving its home galaxy at high speed. As part of an international ...

May 11, 2010
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Creating a Captivating Cage for Carbon

(PhysOrg.com) -- A tough, hard-working particle known as ZIF-8 that can selectively remove carbon dioxide from a complex mixture of gases was designed by scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. ...

May 11, 2010
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Intel CEO says revenue, EPS to grow double digits

(AP) -- Intel CEO Paul Otellini said Tuesday that the company's revenue and net income per share should see a percentage increase in the low double digits over the next few years because of rising demand for its chips in ...

May 11, 2010
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Transforming Beethoven performance

(PhysOrg.com) -- Transforming modern orchestral performances of works by Beethoven and his contemporaries by re-aligning players with the lost string techniques of the early 19th century is the focus of a ...

May 11, 2010
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Cancer: Trapping the escape artist

Cancer uses devious means to evade treatment and survive. One prime example is the way tumors express anti-cell death (anti-apoptotic) proteins to resist chemotherapy and radiation. However, the Pellecchia laboratory at Sanford-Burnham ...

May 11, 2010
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An uncommon influence for a research paper

(PhysOrg.com) -- An article written in 2004 by a Lehigh engineering professor and his former student has received more citations than any publication in its field, according to a company that analyzes the influence of research ...

May 11, 2010
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New probe promises to reveal brain's mysteries

(PhysOrg.com) -- Dozens of potential applications await a new neurological probing platform developed by European scientists. The new system offers the promise of new cures for neurological disease and a better ...

May 11, 2010
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