Archive: 19/10/2009

32 New Exoplanets Found (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Today, at an international ESO/CAUP exoplanet conference in Porto, the team who built the High Accuracy Radial Velocity Planet Searcher, better known as HARPS, the spectrograph for ESO's 3.6-metre telescope, ...

dateOct 19, 2009 in Astronomy
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Running electronics using light

(PhysOrg.com) -- "If you open up almost any electronic gadget, you will see various elements that operating using electric circuitries," Nader Engheta tells PhysOrg.com. "Many of them have different functionalities, such ...

dateOct 19, 2009 in Nanophysics feature
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Fracture zones endanger tombs in Valley of Kings

Ancient choices made by Egyptians digging burial tombs may have led to today's problems with damage and curation of these precious archaeological treasures, but photography and detailed geological mapping should help curators ...

dateOct 19, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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Metals could forge new cancer drug

Drugs made using unusual metals could form an effective treatment against colon and ovarian cancer, including cancerous cells that have developed immunity to other drugs, according to research at the University of Warwick ...

dateOct 19, 2009 in Biochemistry
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