Archive: 04/18/2011

Ferromagnetism plus superconductivity

It seems impossible: Scientists from the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf and the TU Dresden (Germany) were able to verify with an intermetallic compound of bismuth and nickel that certain materials actually exhibit the ...

dateApr 18, 2011 in Superconductivity
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New pollutants detected in peregrine falcon eggs

Flame retardants are chemical compounds added to fabrics and plastics to keep them from burning easily, but these can be toxic. Now a team of researchers from Spain and Canada has detected some of these emerging ...

dateApr 18, 2011 in Environment
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Breast cancer prognosis goes high tech

Cancer researchers at the University of Calgary are investigating a new tool to use for the prognosis of breast cancer in patients. This new digital tool will help give patients a more accurate assessment ...

dateApr 18, 2011 in Cancer
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The great Dodo weight debate

(PhysOrg.com) -- The Dodo (Raphus cucullatus), a pigeon type bird that went extinct over 300 years ago is raising debate these last few months on just how slender or plump it really was. When the Dodo bird w ...

dateApr 18, 2011 in Plants & Animals report
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