Archive: 04/17/2007

Possible new fish species found in Pacific

A new undersea mineral chimney emitting hot, iron-darkened water that attracts unusual marine life has been discovered in the Pacific Ocean off Costa Rica.

Apr 17, 2007
3.3 / 5 (6) 0

Sharp Develops New Mobile Advanced Super View LCD

Sharp has succeeded in developing a new LCD for mobile equipment such as mobile phones. The new LCD features the industry's highest contrast ratio of 2,000:1, a wide viewing angle of 176 degrees that is top ...

Apr 17, 2007
4.7 / 5 (3) 0

Give it time, and sleep

Researchers at McGill University and Harvard Medical School have established a direct link between sleep and improved relational memory function. Their study is published today in the April 16 online edition of Proceedings of ...

Apr 17, 2007
4.2 / 5 (5) 0

Nanoparticles can damage DNA, increase cancer risk

Tissue studies indicate that nanoparticles, engineered materials about a billionth of a meter in size, could damage DNA and lead to cancer, according to research presented at the 2007 Annual Meeting of the American Association ...

Apr 17, 2007
4.5 / 5 (49) 0

Biologists prove critical step in membrane fusion

Cells constantly swap cargo bound in vesicles, miniscule membrane-enclosed packages of proteins and other chemicals. Before the swap can take place, the vesicle membrane must fuse with another membrane, creating channels ...

Apr 17, 2007
4.9 / 5 (7) 0

Researchers 'hammer' proteins

A team of chemists, led by an ASU professor, has come up with an elegant method for cutting proteins into more manageable pieces for analysis. The method, which uses industrial fillers commonly found in paint and light, could ...

Apr 17, 2007
5 / 5 (2) 0

Parents open door to drinking for many teens

The gateway to drinking often swings open at home. Instead of keeping their kids locked out of the liquor cabinet, parents turn out to be the primary suppliers of alcohol to young adolescents, according to a new study from ...

Apr 17, 2007
4.2 / 5 (10) 0