Archive: 27/09/2006

Bose-Einstein condensation in the solid state

New experimental research shows that half-matter, half-light quasi-particles called polaritons show compelling evidence of Bose-Einstein condensation at the relatively high temperature of 19 degrees Kelvin. The creation of ...

dateSep 27, 2006 in General Physics
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Nanoflowers blossom

University of Arkansas researchers have examined the mechanisms underlying the synthesis of three-dimensional nanocrystals in solution and have created a systematic method for the directed synthesis of such nanocrystals.

dateSep 27, 2006 in Nanomaterials
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A way to detect a new quantum phase

“So many systems in physics look different and do different things,” Luming Duan tells PhysOrg.com. “But when you get to fundamentals they look very similar. We are looking for new fundamentals that can help us understand ...

dateSep 27, 2006 in General Physics feature
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Steubenville: EPA test city

Steubenville, Ohio, once known for having the most polluted air in the United States, is now known for its contributions in controlling air pollution.

dateSep 27, 2006 in Environment
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New York moves toward trans fat ban

The New York City Board of Health has unanimously agreed to push forward with a plan to severely limit the amount of artificial trans fats used by restaurants.

dateSep 27, 2006 in Health
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You Cannot Scare People Into Getting Fit Or Going Green

New research published today by the Economic and Social Research Council shows that positive, informative strategies which help people set specific health and environmental goals are far more effective when it comes to encouraging ...

dateSep 27, 2006 in Other
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HIV measurement is questioned

Preliminary U.S. research indicates the HIV RNA level in untreated HIV-infected patients has little value in predicting the rate of CD4 cell count decrease.

dateSep 27, 2006 in HIV & AIDS
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Anti-wrinkle shot has limited launch

Allergan Inc., an Irvine, Calif., pharmaceutical company known for the antiwrinkle Botox, is expected to launch Juvederm, another cosmetic product.

dateSep 27, 2006 in Other
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