Archive: 11/09/2007

Monterey sprayed to confuse moth

Areas of California are being intensively sprayed with pheromones designed to create sexual confusion in a destructive moth.

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Nanomaterials with a Bright Future

An innovative and inexpensive way of making nanomaterials on a large scale has resulted in novel forms of advanced materials that pave the way for exceptional and unexpected optical properties. The new fabrication technique, ...

dateSep 11, 2007 in Nanomaterials
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A new look at the proton

Dutch researcher Paul van der Nat investigated more than three million collisions between electrons and protons. In his PhD thesis he demonstrates -for the first time– that the spin contribution of quarks to the proton ...

dateSep 11, 2007 in General Physics
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Team probes history of genes with new tool

The wheels of evolution turn on genetic innovation -- new genes with new functions appear, allowing organisms to grow and adapt in new ways. But deciphering the history of how and when various genes appeared, for any organism, ...

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