Archeological dig Web site diary offered

U.S. Egyptologist Betsy Bryan is sharing her work with the world through an online diary, detailing the day-to-day life at an archaeological dig.

Asian monsoons might become more intense

British scientists have found an unexpected link between Asian monsoons and an oscillating pattern of Indian Ocean sea surface temperatures.

How Will the Economy Fare in 2007?

North Carolina State professor Dr. Michael Walden is an economist and not an airplane pilot, but he uses aviation terminology to discuss the prospects for the U.S. economy in the next 12 months.

Protein Cage Helps Nanoparticles Target Tumors

Researchers at Montana State University have used an engineered form of ferritin, a cage-like iron storage protein, to both synthesize and deliver iron oxide nanoparticles to tumors. The investigators, led by Trevor Douglas, ...

Scientists study a magnetic makeover

Researchers at the University of Victoria have discovered new lightweight magnets that could be used in making everything from extra-thin magnetic computer memory to ultra-light spacecraft parts. A paper on the study will ...

Study revises understanding of primate origins

A new study led by a University of Florida paleontologist reconstructs the base of our family tree and extends its roots 10 million years, a finding that sheds new light on the origin and earliest stages of primate evolution.

VISTA Camera takes to the air

The world's biggest infrared camera for Europe's newest telescope left the UK today (17th January 2007) for its flight to Santiago in Chile. The infrared camera will sit at the focal point of VISTA - a UK provided survey ...

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