Archive: 23/07/2008

NIST Trumps the Clumps: Making Biologic Drugs Safer

Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have developed a technique to measure the formation of clumps of proteins in protein-based pharmaceuticals. This first systematic study clarifies the conditions ...

dateJul 23, 2008 in
shares0 comments 0

Phoenix Completes Longest Work Shift

(PhysOrg.com) -- Phoenix early Tuesday finished its longest work shift of the mission. The lander stayed awake for 33 hours, completing tasks that included rasping and scraping by the robotic arm, in addition to atmosphere ...

dateJul 23, 2008 in Space Exploration
shares0 comments 0

Slippery Customer: A Greener Antiwear Additive for Engine Oils

(PhysOrg.com) -- Titanium, a protean element with applications from pigments to aerospace alloys, could get a new role as an environmentally friendly additive for automotive oil, thanks to work by materials scientists from ...

dateJul 23, 2008 in
shares0 comments 0

Dinosaurrific! New Dinosaur Supertree

(PhysOrg.com) -- It has long been debated whether dinosaurs were part of the ‘Terrestrial Revolution’ that occurred some 100 million years ago during the Cretaceous when birds, mammals, flowering plants, insects and reptiles ...

dateJul 23, 2008 in
shares0 comments 0