Archive: 23/05/2012

Building site for molecular complexes

Often the sum is greater than its parts. Using an atomic force microscope as a “crane”, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich researchers have succeeded in bringing two biomolecules together to form an active complex ...

dateMay 23, 2012 in Nanophysics
shares0 comments 0

NASA's NuSTAR gearing up for launch

(Phys.org) -- Final pre-launch preparations are underway for NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, or NuSTAR. The mission, which will use X-ray vision to hunt for hidden black holes, is scheduled to launch no earlier ...

dateMay 23, 2012 in Space Exploration
shares0 comments 0

Project to examine 'Yeti' DNA

(Phys.org) -- A new collaboration between Oxford University and the Lausanne Museum of Zoology will use the latest genetic techniques to investigate organic remains that some have claimed belong to the ‘Yeti’ and ...

dateMay 23, 2012 in Plants & Animals
shares0 comments 2

Research suggests cells communicate via biophotons

(Phys.org) -- Biologists have long been familiar with luminescence in organisms, where plants and animals produce visible light, but more intriguing perhaps is the newer field of study centered around biophotons, whereby ...

dateMay 23, 2012 in Other weblog
shares0 comments 1