Archive: 09/14/2012

China's nuclear dilemma

An expert assessment of China's nuclear weapons strategy highlights the risk of escalation to nuclear war from a conflict beginning with conventional weapons, due to the unusual structure of the nation's military. The new ...

Sep 14, 2012 4.7 / 5 (3) 1

Radar measurements of highest precision

Scientists of KIT and Ruhr-Universität Bochum have reached a record precision in radar distance measurements. With the help of a new radar system, an accuracy of one micrometer was achieved in joint measurements. ...

Sep 14, 2012 5 / 5 (3) 2

New insights on cell competition

Scientists from the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO) describe how natural selection also occurs at the cellular level, and how our body's tissues and organs strive to retain the best cells in their ranks in ...

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