Archive: 01/26/2007

Together, biological membranes prevail

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a novel method to visualize the fusion of biological membranes at the single-event resolution. Observing the individual fusion events revealed an ...

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Book Assails Unrealistic Mathematical Models

Using equations to forecast the specific behavior of complex natural processes such as beach erosion and long-term nuclear waste storage creates a false sense of security, according to a new book by a retired Duke University ...

dateJan 26, 2007 in Mathematics
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Rapid Response to Avian Flu Threat

An interdisciplinary team of researchers led by Yanbin Li, professor of biological engineering in the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture, has developed a portable biosensor for in-field, rapid screening ...

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The Moon is a Harsh Witness

With binoculars, examine the rugged face of the Moon. It is pocked with thousands of impact craters from interplanetary asteroids and comets. Ever wonder why Earth, a much bigger target, apparently has so few ...

dateJan 26, 2007 in Space Exploration
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Personal digital assistants in space

Can tiny and ubiquitous devices like Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) be of use for space applications? The answer is a definite yes. Recent tests have demonstrated current and future uses for PDAs on board ...

dateJan 26, 2007 in Space Exploration
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