Archive: 10/27/2006

New Hybrid Microscope Probes Nano-Electronics

A new form of scanning microscopy that simultaneously reveals physical and electronic profiles of metal nanostructures has been demonstrated at JILA, a joint institute of the National Institute of Standards ...

Oct 27, 2006
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New insight into cell division

When cells divide, control mechanisms ensure that the genetic material, in other words the chromosomes, is correctly distributed to the daughter cells. Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular ...

Oct 27, 2006
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Discovery of gamma rays from the edge of a black hole

The astrophysicists of the international H.E.S.S. collaboration report the discovery of fast variability in very-high-energy (VHE) gamma rays from the giant elliptical galaxy M 87. The detection of these gamma-ray ...

Oct 27, 2006
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Fastest waves ever photographed

Plasma physicists at the Universities of Texas and Michigan have photographed speedy plasma waves, known as Langmuir waves, for the first time using a specially designed holographic-strobe camera.

Oct 27, 2006
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Good Information -- It’s Not All About the Brain

A neuroscientist from Indiana University and a roboticist from the University of Tokyo have created a new way to objectively quantify an idea that philosophers, educators and psychologists have discussed for ...

Oct 27, 2006
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