Archive: 29/01/2009

Avoiding peanut butter won't solve salmonella problem

It's as if the whole nation just acquired a peanut allergy. As a salmonella outbreak sickens hundreds of people across the country, federal health officials are warning consumers not to eat products containing peanut butter ...

dateJan 29, 2009 in Health
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Scientists Learn How Some Cancer Cells Survive Chemo

What separates the few cancer cells that survive chemotherapy - leaving the door open to recurrence - from those that don’t? Weizmann Institute scientists developed an original method for imaging and analyzing many thousands ...

dateJan 29, 2009 in Cancer
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What happens when a stone impacts on water

Researchers at the Foundation for Fundamental Research on Matter (FOM), the University of Twente in the Netherlands and the University of Seville in Spain have explained the formation and behaviour of the very fast water ...

dateJan 29, 2009 in General Physics
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Domain walls that conduct electricity

The logic and memory functions of future electronic devices could shrink dramatically - to one or two nanometers (billionths of a meter) instead of the many tens of nanometers that characterize today's most advanced elements ...

dateJan 29, 2009 in Condensed Matter
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