Archive: 16/07/2010

Cluster's decade of discovery

( -- ESA's pioneering Cluster mission is celebrating its 10th anniversary. During the past decade, Cluster's four satellites have provided extraordinary insights into the largely invisible interaction between ...

dateJul 16, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Researchers find mice cages alter brains

Researchers at the University of Colorado's Anschutz Medical Campus have found the brains of mice used in laboratories worldwide can be profoundly affected by the type of cage they are kept in, a breakthrough that may require ...

dateJul 16, 2010 in Other
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Dutch researchers develop anthrax sensor

Nanotechnologists at University of Twente's MESA+ research institute have developed a sensor that can detect anthrax spores. The invention is more sensitive and efficient than existing detection methods. The research is being ...

dateJul 16, 2010 in Analytical Chemistry
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Nearly Hard as Steel: Aluminum with Fullerenes

Russian researchers with Siemens Corporate Technology (CT) are using special carbon nanoparticles to optimize materials. They are adding fullerenes -- soccer ball-shaped molecules comprising 60 carbon atoms -- to aluminum ...

dateJul 16, 2010 in Nanomaterials
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