Archive: 04/21/2008

Protein shows talent for improvisation

Radio and cable are not required for communication within and between living cells. Rather, signal transduction in cells is performed by a multitude of proteins. In order to transfer and interpret these signals correctly, ...

dateApr 21, 2008 in
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An organizer for silicon

Organizers make life easier; aluminum could help the semi-conductor industry to convert silicon from a disordered to an ordered form at low temperatures. This crystalline silicon functions much more efficiently ...

dateApr 21, 2008 in General Physics
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Ariane 5 - second launch of 2008

Yesterday evening, an Ariane 5 ECA launcher lifted off from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana on its mission to place two telecommunications satellites into geostationary transfer orbits.

dateApr 21, 2008 in Space Exploration
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Teenage suicides: Study advocates greater family support

Teenage suicide is often perceived as the result of rejection of family, significant others and of society. Families affected by teenage suicide often look back for warning signs and clues in order to make sense of the tragedy. ...

dateApr 21, 2008 in Health
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