Archive: 12/11/2007

'Dragon's blood' quenches stomach ulcer bacteria

“Dragon’s blood” may sound like an exotic ingredient in a witch’s brew or magic potion. But researchers in China are reporting that the material — which is actually a bright red plant sap used for thousands of years ...

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New seismic vessel will look deep under oceans

The academic community’s most advanced seismic-research vessel was dedicated here today, opening potential new windows on natural hazards, earth’s evolution, and other vital questions. The R/V Marcus G. Langseth, owned ...

dateNov 12, 2007 in Earth Sciences
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Large Hadron Collider: VELO -- in you go!

One of the most fragile detectors for the Large Hadron Collider beauty (LHCb) experiment has been successfully installed in its final position. LHCb is one of four large experiments at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC), ...

dateNov 12, 2007 in General Physics
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