Archive: 01/23/2006

Single molecule motor inspired by natural energy conversion

A single molecule working as the nano scale version of the steam engine: that’s the molecular motor developed by a group of UT scientists led by prof. Julius Vancso of the MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology. ...

Jan 23, 2006
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Networking computers to help combat disease

Last year there were about 350-500 million infections and approximately 1.3 million deaths due to malaria, mainly in the tropics. Malaria is spread by female mosquitoes, which carry protozoan parasites called ...

Jan 23, 2006
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Predicting the weather on Titan?

Using recent Cassini, Huygens and Earth-based observations, scientists have been able to create a computer model which explains the formation of several types of ethane and methane clouds on Titan.

Jan 23, 2006
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Festoons And Ferric Sulfate Salts Keep Rovers Occupied

Good stuff is happening on both sides of the planet. At Meridiani, the main source of excitement continues to be the festoons. The low-light imaging we've been doing is great for bringing this stuff out, and we've come to ...

Jan 23, 2006
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ISRO To Launch Indigenous Cryogenic Engine This Year

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has said it will launch its Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) with a home-grown cryogenic engine by this year-end, reports PTI.

Jan 23, 2006
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Earthquakes Kill Nearly 90,000 In 2005

Although there were fewer deaths worldwide in 2005 due to earthquakes, more than 89,353 casualties were reported, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and confirmed by the United Nations Office for Coordination ...

Jan 23, 2006
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