Archive: 26/09/2006

Meteorites record past solar activity

Ilya Usoskin (Geophysical Observatory, University of Oulu, Finland) and his colleagues have investigated the solar activity over the past centuries. Their study is to be published this week in Astronomy & Astrophysics Letters. ...

dateSep 26, 2006 in Astronomy
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Team to build next-generation magnet

The National Science Foundation has awarded the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory an $11.7-million grant for construction of an innovative magnet that will have the potential to revolutionize a technique used to learn ...

dateSep 26, 2006 in General Physics
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Most Widely Used Organic Pesticide Requires Help to Kill

The world's most widely used organic insecticide, a plucky bacterium known as Bacillus thuringiensis or Bt for short, requires the assistance of other microbes to perform its insect-slaying work, a new study has found.

dateSep 26, 2006 in
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