Archive: 20/10/2011

Clearing house for DNA gets a boost

Arizona State University's Biodesign Institute is home to a rich trove of biological material. Known as DNASU, this growing storehouse—a sort of genetic Library of Congress—holds over 147,000 plasmids, (circular ...

dateOct 20, 2011 in Biotechnology
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Giant flakes make graphene oxide gel

(PhysOrg.com) -- Giant flakes of graphene oxide in water aggregate like a stack of pancakes, but infinitely thinner, and in the process gain characteristics that materials scientists may find delicious.

dateOct 20, 2011 in Nanomaterials
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Launch of EU's Galileo system set for Friday

The launch of the first two satellites for the European Union's Galileo navigation system was postponed until Friday - adding at least one more day to years of waiting for a program promoted as the main rival to GPS to get ...

dateOct 20, 2011 in Space Exploration
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