Archive: 12/17/2009

Heme channel found

In some ways a cell in your body or an organelle in that cell is like an ancient walled town. Life inside either depends critically on the intelligence of the gatekeepers.

Dec 17, 2009 not rated yet 0

Avatar's moon Pandora could be real

In the new blockbuster Avatar, humans visit the habitable - and inhabited - alien moon called Pandora. Life-bearing moons like Pandora or the Star Wars forest moon of Endor are a staple of science fiction. ...

Dec 17, 2009 4.3 / 5 (28) 10

Beaming in on Warm Dense Matter (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- The Neutralized Drift Compression Experiment II (NDCX-II) now under construction at Berkeley Lab will deliver a high-current pulse of lithium ions to a foil target almost simultaneously, momentarily heating ...

Dec 17, 2009 5 / 5 (4) 0

Smart phones are making Wi-Fi hotspots hot again

Lisa Helminiak, who uses her iPhone as a computer as much as to talk, has declared her independence from the slow cell phone network. Instead of using AT&T's network, she's using her phone's Wi-Fi capability to connect to ...

Dec 17, 2009 not rated yet 0