Archive: 09/4/2007

Nanotechnology: What's that?

Nanoscience and nanotechnology are two of the hottest fields in research, investment, and manufacturing. Some hail nanotechnology as enabling "The Next Industrial Revolution."

Sep 04, 2007
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Avocados may help prevent oral cancer

Nutrients taken from avocados are able to thwart oral cancer cells, killing some and preventing pre-cancerous cells from developing into actual cancers, according to researchers at Ohio State University.

Sep 04, 2007
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Two Nanostructures Are Better Than One

Imagine using minuscule structures the size of molecules to harvest sunlight and convert it into electricity. Or employing the same structures to store hydrogen fuel so that it fits into a car’s gas tank. ...

Sep 04, 2007
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Breaking down superfluidity

“One of the most exciting areas of research in the last few years has been the realization of the BEC-BCS crossover,” Wolfgang Ketterle tells PhsyOrg.com. Ketterle and a team of scientists at the MIT-Harvard Center for Ul ...

Sep 04, 2007 feature
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First individual genome sequence published

Independent sequence and assembly of the six billion base pairs from the genome of one person ushers in the era of individualized genomics.

Sep 04, 2007
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Bacteria from sponges make new pharmaceuticals

Thousands of interesting new compounds have been discovered inside the bodies of marine sponges according to scientists speaking today at the Society for General Microbiology’s 161st Meeting at the University of Edinburgh, ...

Sep 04, 2007
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