News tagged with lifetime

Weak nuclear force is less weak

The force that governs some of the reactions that keep our sun shining is not quite as weak as scientists had previously thought. As a consequence, our estimation of how energetic the sun actually is just ...

dateJan 13, 2011 in General Physics
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Physically active have reduced risk of prostate cancer

(PhysOrg.com) -- Lifetime physically active men have a lower risk of developing prostate cancer, according to a new study from Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. The effect was observable in those who had been sitting for less ...

dateOct 28, 2009 in Cancer
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Confined electrons live longer

Electrons that are trapped in very small structures of only a few nanometer, demonstrate fascinating features. These could be useful for novel computers or semiconductor lasers. Researchers from the University ...

dateAug 18, 2009 in Nanophysics
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Most polluted ecosystems recoverable, study says

Most polluted or damaged ecosystems worldwide can recover within a lifetime if societies commit to their cleanup or restoration, according to an analysis of 240 independent studies by researchers at the Yale School of Forestry ...

dateMay 27, 2009 in Environment
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