Archive: 04/19/2007

2-protein team would be lost without each other

Just as a hard-charging person sometimes needs a calming partner to be more effective, so it is with a pair of critical proteins that promote cell division and growth in the rapidly expanding root tip of plants.

Apr 19, 2007
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Chemists identify organic molecules that mimic metals

A limitation in using hydrogen as a fuel in hydrogen-powered vehicles is the difficulty involved in storing it in a cost-effective and convenient manner. While it is possible to store hydrogen using metals, the resulting ...

Apr 19, 2007
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Giant pipe organ in the solar atmosphere

Astronomers have found that the atmosphere of the Sun plays a kind of heavenly music. The magnetic field in the outer regions (the corona) of our nearest star forms loops that carry waves and behave rather like a musical ...

Apr 19, 2007
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Plastic solar cell efficiency breaks record

The global search for a sustainable energy supply is making significant strides at Wake Forest University as researchers at the university’s Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials have announced that they have ...

Apr 19, 2007
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