Archive: 11/6/2008

Lasers, the Bragg Peak and Cancer Therapy

( -- “When a laser goes through a plasma,” John Cary tells, “it pushes electrons away. Then when it snaps back, it generates an electric wake behind the laser pulse, picking the electrons up and ...

Nov 06, 2008 4.4 / 5 (21) 3 feature

DNA chunks, chimps and humans

Researchers have carried out the largest study of differences between human and chimpanzee genomes, identifying regions that have been duplicated or lost during evolution of the two lineages. The study, published in Genome Re ...

Nov 06, 2008 4.3 / 5 (15) 1