Archive: 09/17/2009

Making Nanowires More Electrically Stable

(PhysOrg.com) -- It's widely predicted that future electronics will largely depend on something really small -- nanomaterials used for building nanoelectronics. A key component of these tiny circuits is stable nanowires that ...

dateSep 17, 2009 in Nanomaterials
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Solar Cycle Driven by More than Sunspots

(PhysOrg.com) -- Challenging conventional wisdom, new research finds that the number of sunspots provides an incomplete measure of changes in the Sun's impact on Earth over the course of the 11-year solar ...

dateSep 17, 2009 in Space Exploration
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New vitamin K analysis supports the triage theory

An important analysis conducted by Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute scientists suggests the importance of ensuring optimal dietary intakes of vitamin K to prevent age-related conditions such as bone fragility, ...

dateSep 17, 2009 in Health
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New links between epilepsy and brain lipids

In mice that are missing a protein found only in the brain, neural signals "go crazy," leaving the animals with epileptic seizures from a young age, researchers have found. The report in the September 18th Cell, a Cell P ...

dateSep 17, 2009 in Medical research
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Oddball stars explained

(PhysOrg.com) -- New observations solve longstanding mystery of tipped rotation. In addition to shedding light on how binary stars form, the explanation knocks down a possible challenge to Einstein's theory ...

dateSep 17, 2009 in Astronomy
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