Archive: 21/10/2010

Malaria research bites back

Scientists at The University of Nottingham and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute near Cambridge have pin-pointed the 72 molecular switches that control the three key stages in the life cycle of the malaria parasite and ...

dateOct 21, 2010 in Medical research
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Too many sisters affect male sexuality

Growing up with lots of sisters makes a man less sexy. For rats, anyway. A new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, finds that the sex ratio of a male rat's family ...

dateOct 21, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Smaller is better in the viscous zone

Being the right size and existing in the limbo between a solid and a liquid state appear to be the secrets to improving the efficiency of chemical catalysts that can create better nanoparticles or more efficient energy sources.

dateOct 21, 2010 in Nanomaterials
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AFM tips from the microwave

Scientists from the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena (Germany) have succeeded in improving a fabrication process for Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) probe tips.

dateOct 21, 2010 in Nanophysics
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