Archive: 05/21/2008

Challenges of HIV-1 subtype diversity

A review article in the New England Journal of Medicine explores the genetic variation of HIV-1 and its implications for preventing and treating the disease. Francine McCutchan, Ph.D., a researcher with the U.S. Military HIV Re ...

May 21, 2008 5 / 5 (2) 0

The very model of a modern transistor

New models of how two types of power transistors perform will result in more efficient smart electrical circuits, making such technologies as cars and home appliances more reliable and environmentally friendly.

May 21, 2008 3.5 / 5 (12) 0

Halting methane squanderlust

The pipes that rise from oil fields, topped with burning flames of natural gas, waste fossil fuels and dump carbon dioxide into the air. In new work, researchers have identified the structure of a catalytic material that ...

May 21, 2008 4.2 / 5 (24) 3