Archive: 12/16/2008

How healthy are America's coasts?

The overall condition of the nation's coastal waters has improved slightly, based on a recently released environmental assessment. The National Coastal Condition Report III (NCCRIII) is the third in a series of environmental ...

Dec 16, 2008
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Just a little squeeze lets proteins assess DNA

(PhysOrg.com) -- To find its target, all a protein needs to do is give quick squeezes as it moves along the DNA strand, suggests new research from The University of Arizona in Tucson.

Dec 16, 2008
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Close encounters with 3-D cell growth

(PhysOrg.com) -- MIT engineers have built a device that gives them an unprecedented view of three-dimensional cell growth and migration, including the formation of blood vessels and the spread of tumor cells.

Dec 16, 2008
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Real-time gene monitoring developed

Imagine having GeneVision: the uncanny ability to view the activity of any chosen gene in real time through a specially modified camera.

Dec 16, 2008
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Dark Energy Found Stifling Growth in Universe

(PhysOrg.com) -- For the first time, astronomers have clearly seen the effects of "dark energy" on the most massive collapsed objects in the universe using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory. By tracking how ...

Dec 16, 2008
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