Archive: 07/21/2010

Does the sun hold a dark secret?

(PhysOrg.com) -- A scientist at Royal Holloway, University of London believes dark matter is lurking at the centre of the sun and cooling down its core temperature.

Jul 21, 2010
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Time travel theory avoids grandfather paradox

(PhysOrg.com) -- The possibility of going back in time only to kill your ancestors and prevent your own birth has posed a serious problem for potential time travelers, not even considering the technical details ...

Jul 21, 2010 report
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Carbon nanotubes as transistor material

Swiss researchers have built a transistor whose crucial element is a carbon nano-tube, suspended between two contacts, with outstanding electronic properties. A novel fabrication approach allowed the scientists ...

Jul 21, 2010
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Cancer-metabolism link runs deep in humans

Eighty years ago, the medical establishment believed cancer was caused by a dysfunction of metabolism, but the idea went out of vogue. Now, scientists are again looking at metabolism and its role in cancer and other common ...

Jul 21, 2010
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Netflix 2Q profit shines, stock still loses luster

(AP) -- Netflix Inc.'s second-quarter performance got panned by investors Wednesday for bringing in less revenue than expected, even though the movie subscription service added a million more customers to ...

Jul 21, 2010
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Turkey ill-prepared for earthquake

(AP) -- More than a decade after a devastating earthquake revealed dangerously shoddy construction across Turkey, authorities are failing to enforce stricter building codes and protect people from another ...

Jul 21, 2010
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