Archive: 04/30/2007

Scientists make major advance in structural biology

Scientists from Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) and Rice University have discovered a new way to analyze the moving parts of large proteins – a breakthrough that will make it easier for structural biologists to classify ...

Apr 30, 2007
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A good night's sleep with the flip of a switch?

The flip of a switch could become all it takes to get a good night's sleep, according to a study released Monday. Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have found a way to stimulate the slow waves typical of ...

Apr 30, 2007
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Samsung First to Mass Produce 16Gb NAND Flash Memory

Samsung Electronics announced today that it has become the first to begin mass producing 16 gigabit NAND flash, the highest capacity memory chip now available. The company said it will fabricate the devices ...

Apr 30, 2007
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Alien plants attack using 'resource conservation' as weapon

One of the most serious and least understood threats to the world's ecosystems is the problem of invasive species—exotic plants, animals and other organisms that are brought into habitats and subsequently ...

Apr 30, 2007
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Australian marsupials challenge gene theory

Scientists studying the kangaroo genome have cast doubt on the credentials of a gene thought to be crucial to the process of inactivating one sex chromosome in women.

Apr 30, 2007
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