Archive: 11/8/2005

Finding Superconductors That Can Take the Heat

By studying how superconductors interact with magnetic fields, Pitt researchers advance quest for higher-temperature superconducting materials. Superconductors are materials with no electrical resistance that are used to make ...

Nov 08, 2005 3.5 / 5 (14) 0

Nanodevices Can 'Hear' Cancer

Two engineering professors at the University of California, Riverside are developing devices 100,000 times thinner than a human hair, that can listen to cancerous cells, deliver chemotherapy to them and leave surrounding ...

Nov 08, 2005 3.9 / 5 (18) 0

The 'spread of our species'

Modern humans arrival in South Asia may have led to demise of indigenous populations. In a major new development in human evolutionary studies, researchers from the University of Cambridge argue that the dispersal of m ...

Nov 08, 2005 4.6 / 5 (5) 0