Archive: 10/20/2006

Matter and antimatter feel the chemistry

“Antiprotonic hydrogen has already been produced,” explains Nicola Zurlo, an investigator in the Chemistry and Physics Department, headed by professor Evandro Lodi-Rizzini, at the University of Brescia in Brescia, Italy. ...

Oct 20, 2006 4.5 / 5 (61) 0 feature

Clean fusion energy: HiPER is on the roadmap

The roadmap outlining opportunities for European science was published on Thursday 19 October. The result of two years intensive work involving over 1000 top-level scientists, the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures ...

Oct 20, 2006 4.2 / 5 (22) 0

Beaked Whales Perform Extreme Dives to Hunt Deepwater Prey

A study of ten beaked whales of two poorly understood species shows their foraging dives are deeper and longer than those reported for any other air-breathing species. This extreme deep-diving behavior is of particular interest ...

Oct 20, 2006 4.3 / 5 (9) 0

Asia's Odd-ball Antelope Get Collared

A group of scientists led by the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) working in Mongolia’s windswept Gobi Desert recently fitted high-tech GPS (Global Positioning System) collars on eight saiga ...

Oct 20, 2006 3.3 / 5 (9) 0

Fertile? Not Without the Brain

There are many causes of infertility. The fact that nerve cells can also play a role is little known. The hormone estrogen regulates the activity of neurons that give the starting signal for ovulation. Collaborating with ...

Oct 20, 2006 4.8 / 5 (4) 0