Archive: 11/19/2013

Fungus may offer natural weed control

A naturally occurring fungus may prove useful in the fight against Palmer amaranth, an aggressive southern weed that can grow at the rate of two inches a day and outcompete corn, cotton, soybean and other crops for resources, ...

Nov 19, 2013
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Swarm on the launchpad

Preparations for Friday's launch of ESA's magnetic explorer have reached an important milestone – the constellation is now in the Plesetsk launch tower.

Nov 19, 2013
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Image: Hot gas sloshing in a galactic cauldron

(Phys.org) —Galaxies are social beasts that are mostly found in groups or clusters – large assemblies of galaxies that are permeated by even larger amounts of diffuse gas. With temperatures of 10 million ...

Nov 19, 2013
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A fresh step towards quantum computing

The researcher Jose Ignacio Pascual of nanoGUNE, together with researchers of the Free University of Berlin, has developed a method to manipulate magnetism in atoms. This research makes it possible to drive forward the exploration ...

Nov 19, 2013
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