Archive: 03/29/2011

Making liquid power

(PhysOrg.com) -- Power is a game of supply and demand. Unfortunately, it is also a very time sensitive game. You not only have to make the right amount of power, but you have to make it at the right time. ...

dateMar 29, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech weblog
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Cancer is a p53 protein aggregation disease

Protein aggregation, generally associated with Alzheimer's and mad cow disease, turns out to play a significant role in cancer. In a paper published in Nature Chemical Biology, Frederic Rousseau and Joost Schymkowitz of VIB ...

dateMar 29, 2011 in Biochemistry
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Calculating livestock numbers by weather and climate

Ranchers in the central Great Plains may be using some of their winter downtime in the future to rehearse the upcoming production season, all from the warmth of their homes, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) ...

dateMar 29, 2011 in Ecology
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How plants absorb pollutants

The environmental concern is great when considering the role of toxic contaminants in the plant-soil relationship. Understanding plant's absorption and accumulation of these contaminants from the soil would be incredibly ...

dateMar 29, 2011 in Environment
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