Archive: 01/19/2007

NIST 'Standard Bullet' fights gang violence

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a copper bullet designed to help end criminal sprees without once being fired. Crime laboratories can use NIST's "Standard ...

Jan 19, 2007 4.1 / 5 (9) 0

The great cometary show

Comet McNaught, the Great Comet of 2007, is no more visible for observers in the Northern Hemisphere. It does put an impressive show in the South, however, and observers in Chile, in particular at the Paranal ...

Jan 19, 2007 3.6 / 5 (5) 0

Learning the language of gene expression

Researchers have taken a major step towards understanding the language of gene regulation in the fruitfly Drosophila and they expect the technique to be rapidly applicable to understanding the effects of genome variation ...

Jan 19, 2007 4.5 / 5 (2) 0