Archive: 01/24/2007

Should Humans Give Overheated Species a Lift?

As the Earth warms up (2006 was the hottest year on record in America and the hottest in Britain since 1659), ecologists expect many plants and animals to move up, too -- up north and uphill, to locations where temperatures ...

dateJan 24, 2007 in Environment
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Toward Building Molecular Computers

Don't throw away your laptop yet, but there's a promising new high-tech invention being announced this week. Researchers have created a memory circuit the size of a white blood cell that has enough capacity ...

dateJan 24, 2007 in Nanophysics
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Silicon medicines may be effective in humans

As carbon-based life forms, humans and other animals, invariably, are treated for disease with the help of carbon-based medicines. But now, in a promising new study, scientists have shown that silicon — the stuff of computer ...

dateJan 24, 2007 in Medical research
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