Archive: 11/30/2006

Asymmetric ashes

Astronomers are reporting remarkable new findings that shed light on a decade-long debate about one kind of supernovae, the explosions that mark a star's final demise: does the star die in a slow burn or with ...

Nov 30, 2006 4.5 / 5 (33) 0

Found - the apple gene for red

CSIRO researchers have located the gene that controls the colour of apples – a discovery that may lead to bright new apple varieties.

Nov 30, 2006 3.3 / 5 (3) 0

How to Shrink a Carbon Nanotube

A research group has devised a way to control the diameter of a carbon nanotube – down to essentially zero nanometers. This useful new ability, designed by scientists from the University of California at ...

Nov 30, 2006 4.3 / 5 (125) 0 feature