Archive: 10/30/2007

Fuel cells gearing up to power auto industry

The average price for all types of gasoline is holding steady around $2.95 per gallon nationwide, but the pain at the pump might be short-lived as research from the University of Houston may eliminate one of the biggest hurdles ...

Oct 30, 2007 4.6 / 5 (16) 0

Researchers sniff out gene that gives dogs black fur

A discovery about the genetics of coat color in dogs could help explain why humans come in different weights and vary in our abilities to cope with stress, a team led by researchers from the Stanford University School of ...

Oct 30, 2007 5 / 5 (3) 0

Brane trust: tunneling and stringy physics

“As is often the case in science, everybody contributes their piece, forming a complete picture only after years hard work,” Amanda Weltman tells PhysOrg.com. Weltman, a scientist at the University of Cape Town and at ...

Oct 30, 2007 4.2 / 5 (62) 1 feature

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When the genetic material inside a cell’s nucleus starts to fall apart, a protein called ATM takes charge and orchestrates the rescue mission. Surprisingly, for ATM to kick into full gear, the stretches of DNA flanking ...

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