Archive: 15/07/2009

How the moon got its stripes

A new study has revealed the origins of tiger stripes and a subsurface ocean on Enceladus- one of Saturn's many moons. These geological features are believed to be the result of the moon's unusual chemical composition and ...

dateJul 15, 2009 in Space Exploration
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Capturing CO2 in a bowl

The accidental discovery of a bowl-shaped molecule that pulls carbon dioxide out of the air suggests exciting new possibilities for dealing with global warming, including genetically engineering microbes to manufacture those ...

dateJul 15, 2009 in Other
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Fighting drug-resistant flu viruses

Amid reports that swine flu viruses are developing the ability to shrug off existing antiviral drugs, scientists in Japan are reporting a first-of-its kind discovery that could foster a new genre of antivirals that sidestep ...

dateJul 15, 2009 in Biochemistry
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United we stand; divided we fall

In the July 15th issue of G&D, Dr. Roberto Kolter (Harvard Medical School) and colleagues make the unprecedented observation of paracrine signaling during Bacillus subtilis biofilm formation.

dateJul 15, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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