Archive: 14/12/2012

Nanocrystals not small enough to avoid defects

(—Nanocrystals as protective coatings for advanced gas turbine and jet engines are receiving a lot of attention for their many advantageous mechanical properties, including their resistance to stress. However, ...

dateDec 14, 2012 in Nanophysics
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Diatom sex pheromone isolated and characterized

(—Diatoms (unicellular photosynthetic organisms) reproduce through asexual cell division alternating with short periods of sexual reproduction. A German and Belgian team has now determined that pheromones play ...

dateDec 14, 2012 in Biochemistry
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