Archive: 11/8/2010

Simulating black hole radiation with lasers

Hawking radiation from black holes is very dim, and unlikely to be detected any time soon. Now researchers have created a laboratory experiment that produces detectable Hawking radiation with a laser.

Nov 08, 2010
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Discovery of an anti-inflammatory substance

The messenger interleukin-27 plays an important role when the human body blocks inflammations. This was discovered by an international research team, of which the Kiel Professors Joachim Grotzinger and Stefan Rose-John, as ...

Nov 08, 2010
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German researchers find an 'altruism gene'

Do you like to do good things for other people? If so, your genes might be responsible for this. At least, the results of a study conducted by researchers of the University of Bonn suggest this. According to the study, a ...

Nov 08, 2010
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