Building the nuclear pore piece by piece

The nuclear pore complexes are the sole gatekeepers for the cell’s nucleus — proteins, RNA, viruses, anything that passes between the nucleus and the rest of the cell has to use one of these giant protein assemblies. ...

Intel Unveils Quad-Core Storage Server

Intel Corp. today announced the industry's first 2U, 12 drive, integrated quad-core storage server: the Intel Storage Server SSR212MC2.

Dusty Hurricanes

Throw gasoline on a fire, and the flames swell to a raging inferno. Throw dirt on a fire, and the flames suffocate. But what happens when you throw dirt on a hurricane? It's a serious question.

Earth's Magnetic Field - A Hazard For Lunar Astronauts?

For four days every month the Moon passes through the magnetic field of the Earth and parts of the lunar surface are charged with static electricity. Next week Dr Mike Hapgood of the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory will present ...

Skeleton Of Sun's Atmosphere Reveals Its True Nature

The Sun's outer atmosphere or corona is incredibly complex, as shown in observations from space. It is also extremely hot, with a temperature of over a million degrees by comparison with that of the Sun's surface of only ...

Study: Napoleon duped the British

A British academic has found evidence Napoleon duped the British by planting false intelligence concerning Copenhagen, Denmark.

A new way to test general relativity

"Atom interferometry is an exciting field which has been awarded three Nobel prizes in the last decade," Savas Dimopoulos tells PhysOrg.com. “It is a new precision tool with a variety of applications.” Dimopoulos, a physics ...

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