Archive: 11/6/2008

Gold nanostar shape of the future

Rods, cones, cubes and spheres – move aside. Tiny gold stars, smaller than a billionth of a meter, may hold the promise for new approaches to medical diagnoses or testing for environmental contaminants.

Nov 06, 2008 4.5 / 5 (11) 0

Is stuttering in our DNA?

Bruce Willis, Marilyn Monroe, and Carly Simon all suffered from stuttering. Today, three million Americans do, too. Most are able to overcome the handicap, which afflicts 5% of all children ― but childhood suffering ...

Nov 06, 2008 4.3 / 5 (4) 0