Archive: 08/11/2010

Rain contributes to cycling patterns of clouds

Like shifting sand dunes, some clouds disappear in one place and reappear in another. New work this week in Nature shows why: Rain causes air to move vertically, which breaks down and builds up cloud walls. ...

Aug 11, 2010
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Research links huntingtin to neurogenesis

New research finds that a protein that is often mutated in Huntington's disease (HD) plays an unexpected role in the process of neurogenesis. The research, published by Cell Press in the August 12 issue of the journal Neuron, provid ...

Aug 11, 2010
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Ambitious survey spots stellar nurseries

Astronomers scanning the skies as part of ESO's VISTA Magellanic Cloud survey have now obtained a spectacular picture of the Tarantula Nebula in our neighboring galaxy, the Large Magellanic Cloud. This panoramic ...

Aug 11, 2010
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