Archive: 04/28/2006

Stake tussle erupts on Hutch India network

The two-month-long battle for control at Hutchison-Essar, the Indian cellular venture of the Hong Kong-based Hutchison Whampoa Group, increased its tempo this week with Hutchison Whampoa also jumping into the race for control ...

Apr 28, 2006
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A biosensor layered like lasagna

In a mixing of pasta metaphors, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory scientists have used electrostatic attraction to layer reactive biological molecules lasagna-like around spaghetti-like carbon nanotubes.

Apr 28, 2006
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New test can predict return of cancer

U.S. regulators have approved a test that reportedly can predict who are at high risk for a return of cancer after surgical removal of the prostate gland.

Apr 28, 2006
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Dual Properties of Carbon Nanotubes Revealed

For the first time, researchers have directly measured the electronic structure of individual carbon nanotubes whose physical properties had already been determined. This new study, pioneered by researchers ...

Apr 28, 2006
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Nano World: Roadmap for nano-imprinting

Scientists could soon easily fabricate electronics and other structures only nanometers or billionths of a meter in size by stamping them out, following a new strategy that could help guarantee results, experts tell UPI's ...

Apr 28, 2006
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Masks not top flu fighter

As the discussion over a bird flu pandemic increases, U.S. health experts say surgical masks and similar devices will be of little help.

Apr 28, 2006
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