Archive: 03/26/2008

New organic molecule in space

The "Large Molecule Heimat" is a very dense, hot gas clump within the star forming region Sagittarius B2. In this source of only 0,3 light-year diameter, which is heated by a deeply embedded newly formed star, ...

dateMar 26, 2008 in Space Exploration
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Would you like a large shake with that little Mac?

What began as a way to prevent damage to the hard drive from a dropped laptop has led to an innovative project that lets seismology and engineering students or researchers study, store and share data to better ...

dateMar 26, 2008 in Other
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More Honduran cantaloupes recalled

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has expanded a voluntary recall of Honduran cantaloupes because of possible salmonella contamination.

dateMar 26, 2008 in Other
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Physician revolutionizes gene research

A dramatic new study published in the most recent issue of Nature questions some of the mechanisms underlying a new class of drugs based on Nobel Prize-winning work designed to fight diseases ranging from macular degeneration to dia ...

dateMar 26, 2008 in Medical research
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Rich terrorist, poor terrorist

New research suggests political freedom and geographic factors contribute significantly to causes of terrorism, challenging the common view that terrorism is rooted in poverty.

dateMar 26, 2008 in Other
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A planet in progress?

Scientists are one step closer to understanding how new planets form, thanks to research funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and carried out by a team of astrophysicists at the American Museum ...

dateMar 26, 2008 in Astronomy
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Advancing the study of antimatter

“Right now, most physicists would predict that hydrogen and antihydrogen have the same properties,” Gerald Gabrielse tells, “What’s irresistible is that we of the opportunity to – potentially – lo ...

dateMar 26, 2008 in General Physics feature
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