Archive: 07/23/2008

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 ...

Jul 23, 2008
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Historian predicts the end of 'science superpowers'

Is the sun beginning to set on America's scientific dominance? Much like the scientific superpowers of France, Germany and Britain in centuries' past, the United States has a diminishing lead over other nations in financial ...

Jul 23, 2008
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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 ...

Jul 23, 2008
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Ancient Galactic Magnetic Fields Stronger than Expected

(PhysOrg.com) -- Mining the far reaches of the universe for clues about its past, a team of scientists including Philipp Kronberg of Los Alamos National Laboratory has proposed that magnetic fields of ancient galaxies like ...

Jul 23, 2008
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Study shows parasites outweigh predators

In a study of free-living and parasitic species in three estuaries on the Pacific coast of California and Baja California, a team of researchers from the University of California, Santa Barbara, the United ...

Jul 23, 2008
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