Archive: 05/29/2008

Even Low Levels of Air Pollution May Pose Stroke Risk

A new study investigated the association between short-term exposure to ambient fine particulate matter and the risk of stroke and found that even low pollutant levels may increase that risk. The study is published in Annals of ...

May 29, 2008
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Moving molecules within molecules

Experts in the field of nanoscience have discovered a way of controlling the motion and detecting the forces that move molecules within molecules.

May 29, 2008
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Protons Pair Up With Neutrons

Research performed at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility has found that protons are about 20 times more likely to pair up with neutrons than with other protons ...

May 29, 2008
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Altruism in social insects is a family affair

The contentious debate about why insects evolved to put the interests of the colony over the individual has been reignited by new research from the University of Leeds, showing that they do so to increase the chances that ...

May 29, 2008
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