Archive: 12/19/2008

How research into 'clocks' in plants could change our lives

( -- From ensuring blooms for Mother’s Day to easing sleep disruption due to jet lag or shiftwork, new research into the ‘clocks’ in plants by a team of University of Glasgow plants scientists ...

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How to fight malaria by changing the environment

( -- Modifying the environment by using everything from shovels and plows to plant-derived pesticides may be as important as mosquito nets and vaccinations in the fight against malaria, according to a computerized ...

dateDec 19, 2008 in Environment
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Solving the mysteries of metallic glass

( -- Researchers at MIT have made significant progress in understanding a class of materials that has resisted analysis for decades. Their findings could lead to the rapid discovery of a variety ...

dateDec 19, 2008 in Condensed Matter
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Computing in a molecule

( -- Over the last 60 years, ever-smaller generations of transistors have driven exponential growth in computing power. Could molecules, each turned into miniscule computer components, trigger ...

dateDec 19, 2008 in Nanophysics
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Fibromyalgia pain may cause memory blips

( -- The chronic pain from Fibromyalgia is devastating, but the suffering doesn't end there. According to a new study by the University of Alberta's Bruce Dick, people with the disease may have disruption in their ...

dateDec 19, 2008 in Medical research
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