Archive: 07/2/2008

Atomic Tug of War

A new form of energy-transfer, reported today in Nature (3 July 2008) may have implications for the study of reactions going on in the atmosphere, and even for those occurring in the body.

Jul 02, 2008 4.4 / 5 (38) 4

Tigers disappear from Himalayan refuge

World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is alarmed by the dramatic decline of at least 30 percent in the Bengal tiger population of Suklaphanta Wildlife Reserve in Nepal, once a refuge that boasted among the highest densities of the endangered ...

Jul 02, 2008 3.5 / 5 (2) 0

Gene directs stem cells to build the heart

Researchers have shown that they can put mouse embryonic stem cells to work building the heart, potentially moving medical science a significant step closer to a new generation of heart disease treatments that use human stem ...

Jul 02, 2008 4.3 / 5 (3) 0

Printed optical electronics come into view

European researchers have taken a major step towards the goal of developing printable electronics that can be used for creating radio frequency identification tags and flexible watch displays.

Jul 02, 2008 4.6 / 5 (11) 0