Archive: 04/13/2010

New nano-tool synthesized

Two chemists at The Scripps Research Institute have synthesized a new nano-scale scientific tool -- a tiny molecular switch that turns itself on or off as it detects metallic ions in its immediate surroundings.

dateApr 13, 2010 in Bio & Medicine
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Exploring Beneath Antarctic Ice

The NASA-funded ENDURANCE project has completed its second field season robotically exploring the waters of an ice-covered lake in Antarctica. Insight gained by the expedition will help scientists prepare ...

dateApr 13, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Drinking tap water may help you avoid dentist's drill

Tooth decay affects children in the United States more than any other chronic infectious disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC states that tooth decay, if left untreated, can ...

dateApr 13, 2010 in Health
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