Archive: 8/11/2005

U.S. space program may be falling behind

Increasing competition from Asia and Europe has some scientists worried the United States might lose its position as the world's space leader.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 modern ...

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