Archive: 23/10/2007

Secret lives of two elements uncovered

Unexpected differences recently discovered between the elements niobium and tantalum may lead to more optimized electronic materials and photocatalysts.

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New Image of Raging California Wildfires

NASA satellites continue to capture remarkable new images of the wildfires raging in Southern California. At least 14 massive fires are reported to have scorched about 425 square miles from north of Los Angeles to southeast ...

dateOct 23, 2007 in Environment
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Legionnaire's bacterial proteins work together to survive

Proteins within the bacteria that cause Legionnaire’s disease can kidnap their own molecular “coffin” and carry it to a safe place within the cell, ensuring their survival, Yale School of Medicine researchers report ...

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Age increases chance of success as two-timer

The coal tit appears to live a strictly monogamous life. Couples often stay together for their whole lives. That's only a facade. This indigenous songbird is among the top ten two-timers worldwide. That is what research by ...

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