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, ...

Mar 26, 2008
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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 ...

Mar 26, 2008
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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.

Mar 26, 2008
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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 ...

Mar 26, 2008
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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.

Mar 26, 2008
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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 ...

Mar 26, 2008
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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 Physorg.com, “What’s irresistible is that we of the opportunity to – potentially – lo ...

Mar 26, 2008 feature
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