News tagged with physical properties

Next generation nanofilms created

With the human genome in hand, biochemists have cataloged the 3-D structures of thousands of proteins isolated from living cells. But one important class of proteins -- those stuck in the cell membranes -- has proven difficult ...

Apr 14, 2009 5 / 5 (2) 1

New Limits on the Origin of Dark Matter

(PhysOrg.com) -- Determining the identity of dark matter, the mysterious stuff thought to make up the vast majority of matter in the universe, is one of the most fundamental challenges facing modern physics. Through theory ...

Jan 27, 2009 4.5 / 5 (23) 21 feature

Spin-polarized electrons on demand

Many hopes are pinned on spintronics. In the future it could replace electronics, which in the race to produce increasingly rapid computer components, must at sometime reach its limits. Different from electronics, where whole ...

Jan 15, 2009 4.6 / 5 (14) 2