Archive: 09/14/2005

ORNL, Princeton partners in five-year fusion project

Knowledge gained by Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers and colleagues through an initiative to begin this fall could answer several long-standing questions and give the United States a competitive edge in the design ...

Sep 14, 2005 4.5 / 5 (2) 0

Making plant cells work like miniature factories

The biotech field of genomics gives scientists genetic roadmaps to link certain genes to diseases. The subsequent study of proteins produced by certain genes spawned the field of proteomics. Now, a group of researchers at ...

Sep 14, 2005 3 / 5 (2) 0

Completely Biological, yet Artificial

Biomaterials are increasingly in demand, needed as materials for implants and prostheses, as "transporters" for drugs, to carry DNA into cells for gene therapy, as supports for the growth of tissue transplants, or for modern ...

Sep 14, 2005 4 / 5 (2) 0

Black hole in search of a home

The detection of a super massive black hole without a massive host galaxy is the surprising result from a large Hubble and VLT study of quasars. This is the first convincing discovery of such an object. One ...

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