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Deadly Carcinogen Unraveled

(PhysOrg.com) -- Using the bright X-ray beam of the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource, researchers have unveiled the mystery behind one of the deadliest toxins that causes liver cancer.

dateMay 04, 2010 in Analytical Chemistry
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Capturing More Gamma Rays

Stefan Funk wants to improve ground-based gamma ray imaging systems. Today's best instruments have their limits, Funk noted, and newer, more sensitive equipment is required to enter the next stage of astrophysical research. ...

dateApr 13, 2010 in General Physics
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Extreme Jets Take New Shape

(PhysOrg.com) -- Jets of particles streaming from black holes in far-away galaxies operate differently than previously thought, according to a study published today in Nature. The new study reveals that m ...

dateFeb 17, 2010 in General Physics
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Silicon Detector Validated, Moves Forward

(PhysOrg.com) -- Two of the three detector design concepts for the proposed next linear collider have been validated by the International Detector Advisory Group, and their conclusions endorsed by the International ...

dateSep 14, 2009 in General Physics
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Large Area Telescope First Year Data Released

(PhysOrg.com) -- Ever since the Large Area Telescope launched aboard the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope in June 2008, the LAT team has been analyzing data, searching for answers to some of the most pressing ...

dateAug 27, 2009 in Astronomy
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