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Nanotubes: Cellular membranes on supply

(PhysOrg.com) -- When unfolding a tent for the first time, you may wonder how the huge tarpaulin fits into a bag the size of a football. Biologists wonder about something similar: when a cell divides, the ...

dateMar 11, 2011 in Bio & Medicine
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UN says 24 dead in Vanuatu after Cyclone Pam

Relief workers tried desperately on Tuesday to reach Vanuatu's remote outer islands that were smashed by a monstrous cyclone, as the United Nations reported that 24 people were confirmed dead and 3,300 displaced ...

dateMar 17, 2015 in Environment
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Music festivals go cleaner, greener

Every summer, tens of thousands of people across Australia revel in live outdoor music, staying for a day or pitching their tents for a weekend. When the music dies, however, what's left may be less appealing ...

dateMar 03, 2015 in Environment
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Airtightness of homes determined

The airtightness of many Dutch homes will be determined thanks to researchers from the University of Twente. Based on more than one hundred reports of 'blower door tests' (which determine the airtightness ...

dateNov 06, 2014 in Energy & Green Tech
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Much to gain by optimizing delousing

New research shows that the efficacy of delousing efforts is greatly affected by the materials used in constructing a well boat’s tank for mixing the delousing agent. This knowledge has now led to improvements ...

dateMay 28, 2012 in Ecology
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