Archive: 09/14/2006

Molecular motor structural changes imaged

A U.S.-led international team of researchers has shed new light on how tiny molecular motors that transport materials within cells generate energy.

Sep 14, 2006
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New 'superlens' reveals hidden nanostructures

A microscope used to scan nanostructures can be dramatically enhanced by using a 'superlens,' reports an international team of scientists from the Max Planck Institute (MPI) for Biochemistry and The University of Texas at ...

Sep 14, 2006
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Form Determines Function

A team of researchers at the Universities of Bielefeld and Hamburg (Germany) has now produced cyclopeptides that imitate the HNK-1 carbohydrate from human natural killer cells.

Sep 14, 2006
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Astronomers discover strange new planet

U.S. astronomers have discovered a planet unlike any other known in the universe. Smithsonian scientists say the new planet was discovered using a network of small automated telescopes known as HATl. The planet ...

Sep 14, 2006
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A plastic pill for periodontal problems

Rutgers scientists announced a revolutionary new treatment for killing the bacteria that attack gum tissue during periodontal disease, while also promoting healing and the regeneration of tissue and bone around the teeth. ...

Sep 14, 2006
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Woman outfitted with robotic arm

The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago has fitted a woman who lost her arm in a motorcycle accident with a robotic replacement.

Sep 14, 2006
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Nature editors start online peer review

Editors of the prestigious scientific journal Nature have reportedly embarked on an experiment of their own: adding an online peer review process.

Sep 14, 2006
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