Archive: 10/5/2010

Molecules are motifs in nanosymphony

(PhysOrg.com) -- Rice University composer Anthony Brandt has compressed an entire evening at the symphony into a six-minute opus -- a "nanosymphony" -- as part of Rice University's Year of Nano celebration. The River Oaks ...

dateOct 05, 2010 in Nanomaterials
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Pushing the envelope

(PhysOrg.com) -- G327.1-1.1 is the aftermath of a massive star that exploded as a supernova in the Milky Way galaxy.

dateOct 05, 2010 in Astronomy
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Ozone damage of molecules in the lungs

Lungs are lined with a mixture of molecules to ensure that they function well. For example, some of these help with the removal of inhaled particles. Retention of a moist film at the surface is also crucial. Recent work ...

dateOct 05, 2010 in Biochemistry
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XPP instrument blasts past key milestones

(PhysOrg.com) -- The X-ray Pump Probe instrument at the Linac Coherent Light Source is installed and ready for its first user experiments several weeks ahead of schedule, thanks in part to funds provided by ...

dateOct 05, 2010 in General Physics
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