Archive: 12/4/2009

Keeping Mars Contained

When robotic spacecraft bring a sample of Mars back to Earth, scientists will need specially-designed facilities to study the samples and prevent them from escaping to the outside world.

dateDec 04, 2009 in Space Exploration
shares0 comments 1

Studying a Star Before it is Born

(PhysOrg.com) -- The first phase of a star's formation are thought to begin deep inside a natal cloud of gas and dust. In the earliest stages, material coalesces under the influence of gravity into so-called ...

dateDec 04, 2009 in Astronomy
shares0 comments 1

Study helps advance heart-related research

Using a new mathematical model of heart cells, University of Iowa investigators have shown how activation of a critical enzyme, calmodulin kinase II (CaM kinase), disrupts the electrical activity of heart cells.

dateDec 04, 2009 in Medical research
shares0 comments 0