Archive: 2/09/2005

Switching between liquid and gel

Twisted nanostructures are an important biological motif—just think of the DNA double helix or proteins with helical sections important to their function. Researchers are anxious to produce artificial helices, which could ...

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Nobel prize winner Joseph Rotblat dies

Scientists around the world paid tribute to Joseph Rotblat, a Polish nuclear physicist and Nobel peace prize winner, who died at age 96.

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Microorganism eating contaminants

ASU researcher Bruce Rittmann has found an environmentally friendly way to mitigate the human health threat from perchlorate drinking water contamination. Perchlorate is a component of solid rocket fuel.

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New insights into the software of life

A series of discoveries by an international consortium of scientists, including a team from The University of Queensland's Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB), will transform our understanding of how our genome works ...

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CryoSat arrives safely at launch site in Russia

After leaving the Space Test Centre in Germany on 29 August, CryoSat has safely arrived at the Plesetsk Cosmodrome, about 800 km north of Moscow, Russia. CryoSat is scheduled for launch on 8 October 2005 at 15h02 UTC.

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