Archive: 03/30/2007

Cells selectively absorb short nanotubes

DNA-wrapped single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) shorter than about 200 nanometers readily enter into human lung cells and so may pose an increased risk to health, according to scientists at the National ...

Mar 30, 2007
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Traces of nanobubbles determine nano-boiling

Using a microscope and some extreme “snapshot” photography with shutter speeds only a few nanoseconds long, researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology and Cornell University have ...

Mar 30, 2007
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Titanium dioxide -- It slices, it dices ...

Chemists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology and Arizona State University have proposed an elegantly simple technique for cleaving proteins into convenient pieces for analysis. The prototype ...

Mar 30, 2007
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Abrupt climate change more common than believed

It came on quickly and then lasted nearly two decades, eventually killing more than one million people and affecting 50 million more. All of this makes the Sahel drought, which first struck West Africa in the late 1960s, ...

Mar 30, 2007
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Wolves remain elusive in lower Michigan

Michigan wildlife officials said they are convinced there are gray wolves in the Lower Peninsula even though no one has spotted a pack.

Mar 30, 2007
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Apple's Boot Camp Now Supports Vista

The Mac maker will now support Microsoft's newest OS, as well as XP, with its Boot Camp software, which allows Windows to run on its Intel-based machines.

Mar 30, 2007
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