Archive: 09/6/2012

Late blight in Delaware tomatoes confirmed

Late blight, a disease caused by the fungus-like organism Phytophthora infestans, has been confirmed in New Castle County, Del., this week on tomato fruit.

Sep 06, 2012
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A better way to store data

These days, nearly everyone stores things in the "cloud"—business-critical documents, personal photos, e-mail accounts … everything.

Sep 06, 2012
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Improved model of molecular bonding

(Phys.org)—Material properties and interactions are largely determined by the binding and unbinding of their constituent molecules, but the standard model used to interpret data on the formation and rupturing ...

Sep 06, 2012
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Football makes higher education more popular

(Phys.org)—When Stanford's football season started up last Friday, "Why football?" probably wasn't the question on the minds of most fans. But for Mitchell Stevens, an associate professor at Stanford's ...

Sep 06, 2012
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A new approach for solving protein structures

(Phys.org)—Using synchrotron x-ray beams to solve the molecular structures of proteins and other large biological molecules has yielded many advances in medicine, such as drug therapies for cancer. Improvements ...

Sep 06, 2012
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