Archive: 1/11/2007

Device Created for 'Red Wine Headache'

A device first developed by chemistry professor Rich Mathies to look for signs of life on Mars could help avoid the dreaded “red wine headache.”

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Coral Reefs: Ever Closer to Cliff's Edge

A study in the Nov. 1 issue of the journal Nature uses a novel analytical approach to assess the health of failing Caribbean coral reefs and offer suggestions for saving them.

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Mars makes a special appearance

All five of the planets visible with the unaided eye will be on display during November nights, but the special attraction will be Mars. The red planet is approaching Earth in its orbit, and it won't appear as large again ...

dateNov 01, 2007 in Space Exploration
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'Heftier' atoms reduce friction at the nanoscale

A research team led by a University of Pennsylvania mechanical engineer has discovered that friction between two sliding bodies can be reduced at the molecular, or nanoscale, level by changing the mass of the atoms at the ...

dateNov 01, 2007 in Nanophysics
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