Archive: 11/21/2007

Wake up and smell the sweat

Some people are oblivious to the odor in the locker room after a game, while others wrinkle their noses at the slightest whiff of sweat. Research by Prof. Doron Lancet and research student Idan Menashe of the Molecular Genetics ...

Nov 21, 2007
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UD researchers set new chemical world record

Chemists from the University of Delaware, in collaboration with a colleague at the University of Wisconsin, have set a new world record for the shortest chemical bond ever recorded between two metals, in this ...

Nov 21, 2007
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New microscope peers into secret lives of cells

“See those white sparks?” asks Kirk Czymmek, as he points to the video on his computer screen of a highly magnified heart cell in action. Tiny fireworks flash across the screen with every pulsation of ...

Nov 21, 2007
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SARS: a model disease

A new model to predict the spread of emerging diseases has been developed by researchers in the US, Italy, and France. The model, described in the online open access journal BMC Medicine, could give healthcare professionals advanc ...

Nov 21, 2007
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Is the beauty of a sculpture in the brain of the beholder?

Is there an objective biological basis for the experience of beauty in art? Or is aesthetic experience entirely subjective? This question has been addressed in a paper published in this week’s PLoS ONE, Cinzia Di Dio, Emiliano ...

Nov 21, 2007
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