Archive: 01/5/2009

Breakthrough to boost drug testing accuracy

(PhysOrg.com) -- An international team of chemical engineers, chemists and pharmacists has made a major breakthrough that will significantly boost the accuracy and speed of drug testing.

Jan 05, 2009 not rated yet 0

Researchers create all seeing 'eye'

The remarkable ability of insects to look in all directions at once has been emulated by a team of international scientists who have built an artificial 'eye' with an unobstructed all-round view.

Jan 05, 2009 4.1 / 5 (8) 0

Zeroing in on Hubble's constant

(PhysOrg.com) -- In the early part of the 20th Century, Carnegie astronomer Edwin Hubble discovered that the universe is expanding. The rate of expansion is known as the Hubble constant. Its precise value ...

Jan 05, 2009 4.3 / 5 (12) 0

Baby Jupiters must gain weight fast

The planet Jupiter gained weight in a hurry during its infancy. It had to, since the material from which it formed probably disappeared in just a few million years, according to a new study of planet formation ...

Jan 05, 2009 4.3 / 5 (3) 0

Breathing easier

If you're an asthma sufferer, make sure the medical history at your doctor's office includes your employment and recreation plans. A new screening tool developed by Tel Aviv University researchers may save you a trip to the ...