Archive: 07/3/2012

Zooming in on single cells

(Phys.org) -- Last fall, assistant professor of chemistry Long Cai received a New Innovator Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Now, just nine months later, Cai has published the first results ...

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When the world ended in ice

(Phys.org) -- A mile or so of glacial ice covering much of North America and plowing down from the north once terminated in the New York metropolitan area, at a front stretching roughly from exit ...

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Book details a new model for sharing water

From the American Southwest to the Middle East, water is a highly contested resource: Many neighboring nations, and several states in the United States, have fought decades-long battles to control water supplies. ...

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Not all animal traps are equal

(Phys.org) -- Large differences in the performance of spring traps used to kill mice, rats and moles, indicate considerable scope for improving the humaneness of such traps, and suggest that incentives are ...

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