Archive: 02/4/2010

'Nanobubbles' kill cancer cells

(PhysOrg.com) -- Using lasers and nanoparticles, scientists at Rice University have discovered a new technique for singling out individual diseased cells and destroying them with tiny explosions. The scientists used lasers ...

Feb 04, 2010 4.8 / 5 (25) 0 | with audio podcast

GOES-P Set for Launch

(PhysOrg.com) -- The GOES spacecraft continues its processing at the Astrotech Facility in Titusville, Fla. and fuel was loaded into the GOES-P spacecraft on Saturday, January 30. The fuel will keep GOES-P ...

Feb 04, 2010 not rated yet 0

Compound could become important new antidepressant

Chemists at Oregon State University have discovered and synthesized a new compound that in laboratory and animal tests appears to be similar to, but may have advantages over one of the most important antidepressant medications ...

Feb 04, 2010 4.9 / 5 (11) 9 | with audio podcast

Migrating insects fly in the fast lane

A study published today in Science, by researchers at Rothamsted Research, the Met Office, the Natural Resources Institute, and the Universities of Exeter, Greenwich and York, sheds new light on the flight behaviours that e ...

Feb 04, 2010 5 / 5 (3) 0 | with audio podcast