Archive: 12/7/2009

In cancer-ridden rats, loneliness can kill

Socially isolated female rats develop more tumors -- and tumors of a more deadly type -- than rats living in a social group, according to researchers at Yale University and the University of Chicago.

dateDec 07, 2009 in Cancer
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Metamaterials could reduce friction in nanomachines

(PhysOrg.com) -- Nanoscale machines expected to have wide application in industry, energy, medicine and other fields may someday operate far more efficiently thanks to important theoretical discoveries concerning the manipulation ...

dateDec 07, 2009 in Nanomaterials
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NRL's MISSE7 launched aboard STS-129

The Materials on the International Space Station Experiment (MISSE) 7, designed and built by the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), launched aboard STS-129 on November, 16, for transport to the International ...

dateDec 07, 2009 in Space Exploration
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