Archive: 02/7/2011

Creating a pure spin current in graphene

(PhysOrg.com) -- Graphene is a material that has the potential for a number of future applications. Scientists are interested in using graphene for quantum computing and also as a replacement for electronics. However, in ...

dateFeb 07, 2011 in Nanophysics feature
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Taming carbon nanotubes

Carbon nanotubes have many attractive properties, and their structure and areas of application can be compared with those of graphene, the material for whose discovery the most recent Nobel Prize was awarded. In order to ...

dateFeb 07, 2011 in Nanomaterials
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Fast track management of colorectal surgery

A research team from China compared the fast-track rehabilitation program and conventional care for patients after resection of colorectal cancer. The study showed that the fast-track rehabilitation program can significantly ...

dateFeb 07, 2011 in Cancer
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Normal air could halve fuel consumption

Every time a car brakes, energy is generated. At present this energy is not used, but new research shows that it is perfectly possible to save it for later use in the form of compressed air. It can then provide extra power ...

dateFeb 07, 2011 in Engineering
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Facebook users more prone to developing eating disorders

The results of a new study showed that the more time girls spend on Facebook, the more they suffered conditions of bulimia, anorexia, physical dissatisfaction, negative physical self-image, negative approach to eating and ...

dateFeb 07, 2011 in Health
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Natural history of heartburn

A research team from Iceland studied the natural history and prevalence of heartburn at a 10-year interval, and the effect of heartburn on various symptoms and activities. The results showed that heartburn is a common and ...

dateFeb 07, 2011 in Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes
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