Archive: 01/26/2010

A Venus flytrap for nuclear waste

Not every object is food to a Venus flytrap. Like the carnivorous plant, a new material developed at Northwestern University permanently traps only its desired prey, the radioactive ion cesium, and not other harmless ions ...

Jan 26, 2010 4.5 / 5 (8) 0 | with audio podcast

Landmark heart treatment study

Treating a common heart rhythm disorder by burning heart tissue with a catheter works dramatically better than drug treatments, according to a landmark study published in the Jan. 27 issue of the Journal of the American Me ...

Jan 26, 2010 5 / 5 (1) 0