Archive: 19/03/2008

'Designer enzymes' created by chemists

Chemists from UCLA and the University of Washington have succeeded in creating "designer enzymes," a major milestone in computational chemistry and protein engineering.

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Water Vapor Detected in Protoplanetary Disks

Water is an essential ingredient for forming planets, yet has remained hidden from scientists searching for it in protoplanetary systems, the spinning disks of particles surrounding newly formed stars where planets are born. ...

dateMar 19, 2008 in Astronomy
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Production subsidies -- the secret to China's success?

The secret of China's exporting success may lie in unfair production subsidies, according to new research presented at the Royal Economics Society annual conference by a team from The University of Nottingham's Globalisation ...

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Jules Verne reaches 'parking' orbit

Jules Verne ATV has today reached a parking position 2000 km ahead of the International Space Station. Europe's ISS re-supply spacecraft will wait at this holding point for the completion of the STS-123 Space Shuttle mission ...

dateMar 19, 2008 in Space Exploration
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Copyrights (and wrongs)

Some of the most important copyright documents ever written are being made available online for the first time, reflecting growing public interest in authorial rights in the wake of the internet revolution.

dateMar 19, 2008 in Other
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