Archive: 03/13/2006

Halictid bees' social behavior studied

Cornell University scientists say the social behavior of many species of sweat bees evolved simultaneously during a period of global warming.

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New cell imaging can identify cancer cells

Purdue University scientists say fluorescence that illuminates a specific protein within a cell's nucleus may lead to individualized cancer treatments.

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Robots compete this week at Purdue

Purdue University says it will host a group of college and high school students this week in a competition of robotic inventions.

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NZ considers protecting great white sharks

The New Zealand government is reportedly considering joining other nations, including Australia and the United States, in protecting the great white shark.

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Mind the 'Nanogaps'

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have announced that they have bridged a major obstruction in the creation of nanoscale electronics by developing a simple, reliable and observable method of creating tiny, tiny ...

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Study: Electricity kills cancer cells

Scientists from Old Dominion University and Eastern Virginia Medical School say they've killed melanomas in mice using high-powered jolts of electricity.

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Janus particles offer new physics, new technology

In Roman mythology, Janus was the god of change and transition, often portrayed with two faces gazing in opposite directions. At the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Janus particles are providing ...

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