Archive: 11/14/2006

Proteins may behave differently in natural environments

When in an environment similar to that in which they exist naturally, proteins and multiprotein assemblies may demonstrate actions or dynamics different than those they exhibit when in the static form in which they are most ...

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New way to combat cancer

In many forms of cancer the tumor encounters a lack of oxygen, a condition that the tumor tries to prevent in various ways. A research group with its base at Lund University in Sweden is now presenting findings that may make ...

dateNov 14, 2006 in Cancer
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The microscopic hitchhikers' guide to the Galaxy

As the Earth roams through the Milky Way like a spaceship, shelly inhabitants of the sea act as natural sensors that record the ever-changing cosmic environment over many millions of years. New research done ...

dateNov 14, 2006 in Astronomy
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Charting New Nanomemory

University of Arkansas physicists seeking to better understand the properties of ferroelectric materials at the nanoscale have discovered previously unknown properties.

dateNov 14, 2006 in Nanophysics
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Beijing bans red-yolk duck eggs

Health officials in China say ducks that produce some red-yolk salted eggs are being fed a cancer-causing chemical to create the color.

dateNov 14, 2006 in Cancer
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