Archive: 06/27/2007

NOAA scientists to search tropical skies

Scientists from NOAA’s Earth System Research Lab (ESRL) will be among 400 researchers in Costa Rica this summer to probe one of the most complex and least observed regions of Earth’s atmosphere during the rainy season. ...

dateJun 27, 2007 in Earth Sciences
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Neutron stars join the black hole jet set

NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory has revealed an X-ray jet blasting away from a neutron star in a binary system. This discovery may help astronomers understand how neutron stars as well as black holes can ...

dateJun 27, 2007 in Astronomy
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Pairing nanoparticles with proteins

In groundbreaking research, scientists have demonstrated the ability to strategically attach gold nanoparticles -- particles on the order of billionths of a meter -- to proteins so as to form sheets of protein-gold arrays.

dateJun 27, 2007 in Bio & Medicine
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New reovirus isolated

CSIRO scientists have played a key role in discovering that bats are the likely host of a new virus that can cause a serious but apparently non-fatal respiratory tract illness in humans.

dateJun 27, 2007 in Medical research
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Female iguanas pay high costs to choose a mate

Picking a mate isn’t easy—if you are a female iguana. In a study published in the June 27th issue of the online, open-access journal PLoS ONE, Maren Vitousek of Princeton University and colleagues found ...

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