Archive: 22/04/2008

Photoluminescence in nano-needles

Silicon is the workhorse among semiconductors in electronics. But in opto-electronics, where light signals are processed along with electronic signals, a semiconductor that is capable of emitting light is needed, which silicon ...

dateApr 22, 2008 in Nanophysics
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Scientists clarify a mechanism of epigenetic inheritance

Although letters representing the three billion pairs of molecules that form the “rungs” of the helical DNA “ladder” are routinely called the human “genetic code,” the DNA they comprise transmits traits across ...

dateApr 22, 2008 in
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First atomic-level look at a protein that causes brain disease

For the first time, researchers have peered deeply at the atomic level into the protein that causes hereditary cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA) -- a disease thought to cause stroke and dementia. The study pinpointed a tiny ...

dateApr 22, 2008 in
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