Archive: 20/10/2009

Melanoma treatment options one step closer

A targeted chemotherapy for the treatment of skin cancer is one step closer, after a team of University of Alberta researchers successfully synthesized a natural substance that shows exceptional potential to specifically ...

dateOct 20, 2009 in Cancer
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Smallest nanoantennas for high-speed data networks

More than 120 years after the discovery of the electromagnetic character of radio waves by Heinrich Hertz, wireless data transmission dominates information technology. Higher and higher radio frequencies are applied to transmit ...

dateOct 20, 2009 in Nanophysics
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Seismic noise unearths lost hurricanes

Seismologists have found a new way to piece together the history of hurricanes in the North Atlantic—by looking back through records of the planet's seismic noise. It's an entirely new way to tap into the rich trove of ...

dateOct 20, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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