Archive: 09/29/2008

Beginning to see the light

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists have detailed the active form of a protein which they hope will enhance our understanding of the molecular mechanisms of vision, and advance drug design.

dateSep 29, 2008 in Medical research
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Sequencing thousand and one genomes

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology in Tuebingen, Germany, reported the completion of the first genomes of wild strains of the flowering plant Arabidopsis thaliana. ...

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Synchrotron could help save the Tassie devil

(PhysOrg.com) -- Australia’s new $A200m synchrotron in Melbourne could contribute to the fight to save the Tasmanian devil from the outbreak of facial tumour disease currently decimating devil populations, ...

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Breakthrough for carbon nanotube materials

(PhysOrg.com) -- In collaboration with scientists from the NanoTech Institute of the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) – CSIRO has achieved a major breakthrough in the development of a commercially-viable ...

dateSep 29, 2008 in Nanomaterials
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Cranking up the volume

It is common knowledge that the world's oceans and atmosphere are warming as humans release more and more carbon dioxide into the Earth's atmosphere. However, fewer people realize that the chemistry of the oceans is also ...

dateSep 29, 2008 in Earth Sciences
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