Archive: 02/15/2011

The similarities in red, green algae

(PhysOrg.com) -- For Debashish Bhattacharya, the knowledge that half the oxygen on Earth is generated by algae through photosynthesis begs an important evolutionary question: How did algae come to be such ...

dateFeb 15, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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UF leads world in reconfigurable supercomputing

University of Florida researchers say their supercomputer, named Novo-G, is the world's fastest reconfigurable supercomputer and is able to perform some important science applications faster than the Chinese supercomputer ...

dateFeb 15, 2011 in Hardware
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Atomic model of tropomyosin bound to actin

New research sheds light on the interaction between the semi-flexible protein tropomyosin and actin thin filaments. The study, published by Cell Press on February 15th in the Biophysical Journal, provides the first detail ...

dateFeb 15, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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HIV patients out of drugs, harassed in Ukraine

(AP) -- AIDS drugs turned Andrei from a sickly baby into an energetic toddler, who giggles as he goes sledding in his snow-covered backyard. But the health of the 2-year-old is again at risk - he is out of ...

dateFeb 15, 2011 in HIV & AIDS
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