Archive: 9/07/2009

Scientific achievements less prominent than a decade ago

A new report by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press finds that overwhelming majorities of Americans believe that science has had a positive effect on society and that science has made life easier for most people. ...

dateJul 09, 2009 in Other
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One secret to how TB sticks with you

Mycobacterium tuberculosis is arguably the world's most successful infectious agent because it knows how to avoid elimination by slowing its own growth to a crawl. Now, a report in the July 10 issue of the journal Cell, a ...

dateJul 09, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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Graphene's versatility promises new applications

Since its discovery just a few years ago, graphene has climbed to the top of the heap of new super-materials poised to transform the electronics and nanotechnology landscape. As N.J. Tao, a researcher at the Biodesign Institute ...

dateJul 09, 2009 in Nanomaterials
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