Archive: 18/11/2010

DNA can act like Velcro for nanoparticles

DNA can do more than direct how bodies our made -- it can also direct the composition of many kinds of materials, according to a new study from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory.

dateNov 18, 2010 in Nanomaterials
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A tale of two cities

You would never confuse Seattle, Washington, with New York City. One is home to about 600,000 people, the other has a population of 8.2 million. One ardently protects the wild salmon thrashing through its rivers, the other ...

dateNov 18, 2010 in Environment
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FASTAT launch on its way

Launch of the FASTSAT Satellite is scheduled for this Friday night, November 19, at 8:24 PM ET on a Minotaur IV launch vehicle from the Alaska Aerospace Corporations Kodiak Launch Complex on Kodiak Island, Alaska.

dateNov 18, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Speed heals

USC College's Samantha Butler and collaborators show that the rate and direction of axon growth in the spinal cord can be controlled, a discovery that one day may help improve treatment for spinal injuries or neurodegenerative ...

dateNov 18, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Holidays not so bright for some

For most people, the holiday season is traditionally a time for giving thanks and celebrating, but for many, holidays can be lonely, discouraging times of isolation.

dateNov 18, 2010 in Social Sciences
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