Archive: 04/14/2011

Filtering out pesticides with E. coli

Genetically modified bacteria could be used in air filters to extract pesticide vapors from polluted air thanks to work by researchers in China published this month in the International Journal of Environment and Pollution.

dateApr 14, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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Deep-sea worms eat found to eat fish bones

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study led by a scientist at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego is painting a more complete picture of an extraordinary sea worm that makes its living in the depths of ...

dateApr 14, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Iridium Next Prepares to Ride the Falcon

To date, Iridium NEXT is the largest commercial space launch contract with any single entity. All total, the contract is worth an estimated $492M. Iridium Communications Inc. signed into a deal with Space ...

dateApr 14, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Geomagnetic storm subsiding

A geomagnetic storm that sparked auroras around the Arctic Circle and sent Northern Lights spilling over the Canadian border into the United States on April 12, 2011 is subsiding. NOAA forecasters estimate ...

dateApr 14, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Scientists make magnetic new graphene discovery

(PhysOrg.com) -- University of Maryland researchers have discovered a way to control magnetic properties of graphene that could lead to powerful new applications in magnetic storage and magnetic random access ...

dateApr 14, 2011 in Nanophysics
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