Archive: 01/27/2012

Crater with dark and bright ejecta

(PhysOrg.com) -- This Dawn FC (framing camera) image is centered on a small, young, fresh crater with bright and dark ejecta rays extending from it. This image is a brightness image, which is taken directly ...

dateJan 27, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Resolving controversy at the water's edge

Water (H2O) has a simple composition, but its dizzyingly interconnected hydrogen-bonded networks make structural characterizations challenging. In particular, the organization of water surfaces—a region cri ...

dateJan 27, 2012 in Condensed Matter
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Giant cell reveals metabolic secrets

Chemical reactions within the cell produce intermediate and end products in the form of small molecules called metabolites. Using an approach called metabolomics, a Japanese research team led by Kazuki Saito ...

dateJan 27, 2012 in Cell & Microbiology
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