Archive: 05/28/2008

Protein Fibrils as Alternative Plastics?

Amyloid deposits in tissues and organs are linked to a number of diseases, including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, type II diabetes, and prion diseases such as BSE. However, amyloids are not just pathological substances; ...

May 28, 2008 3.8 / 5 (6) 0

Stress buildup precedes large Sumatra quakes

The island of Sumatra, Indonesia, has shaken many times with powerful earthquakes since the one that wrought the infamous 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. Now, scientists from the California Institute of Technology and the Indonesian ...

May 28, 2008 4.8 / 5 (12) 1