Archive: 13/10/2009

How Perfect Can Graphene Be?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Physicists have investigated the purest graphene to date, and have found that the material possesses unprecedented high electronic quality. The discovery has raised the bar for this relatively new material, ...

dateOct 13, 2009 in Nanomaterials feature
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Blood vessel builders

Futuristic plans to grow replacement organs, bones or muscles for soldiers maimed on the battlefield or patients suffering from debilitating disease or injury won't be anything but science fiction unless new blood vessels ...

dateOct 13, 2009 in Medical research
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The 12-step path to white-collar crime

Adelphia Communications, Barings Bank, Enron, HealthSouth, HIH Insurance, Hollinger International, Tyco International, WorldCom/MCI, Xerox... the white collar crime list goes on. But, did the executives at these companies ...

dateOct 13, 2009 in Economics & Business
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Common gene variant found to regulate iron levels

(PhysOrg.com) -- An international research team including researchers at UQ's Diamantina Institute and the Queensland Institute of Medical Research has identified a new variant of a gene that helps to regulate iron and haemoglobin ...

dateOct 13, 2009 in Genetics
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Cisco expands again, buying Starent for $2.9B

(AP) -- Betting on the growing popularity of data-hungry phones like the iPhone, Cisco Systems Inc. said Tuesday it had agreed to pay $2.9 billion for Starent Networks Corp., a maker of equipment for wireless carriers.

dateOct 13, 2009 in Business
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