Archive: 10/30/2007

English prof explores the social life of ink

Imagine hundreds of people lined up at a department store in New York City, along with 50 police officers to prevent them from crashing the doors. What might cause such excitement? The new iPhone? An appearance by J.K. Rowling? ...

Oct 30, 2007 4 / 5 (3) 0

Israeli Scientist Invents Bomb Detector Spray

Professor Joseph Almog has developed a spray that can detect urea nitrate, a powerful explosive that can be created by non-professionals in relatively simple back-yard facilities. Urea nitrate is commonly ...

Oct 30, 2007 4.4 / 5 (11) 0 weblog

Speed plays crucial role in breaking protein's H-bonds

Researchers at MIT studying the architecture of proteins have finally explained why computer models of proteins’ behavior under mechanical duress differ dramatically from experimental observations. This work could have ...

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