Nanotechnology research could aid paper exports

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at Victoria University, New Zealand, have discovered ground-breaking new ways to capitalise on New Zealand's increasingly valuable paper export markets using nanotechnology.

An Inexhaustible Source of Neural Cells

(PhysOrg.com) -- Research scientists in Bonn, Germany, have succeeded in deriving so-called brain stem cells from human embryonic stem cells. These can not only be conserved almost indefinitely in culture, but can also serve ...

Web users to write ‘Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxies’

(PhysOrg.com) -- Today saw the launch of Galaxy Zoo 2, a website that invites members of the public to help create a detailed guide to some of the Universe's most fascinating objects. The online project is led by a team including ...

Forgotten and lost - when proteins 'shut down' our brain

(PhysOrg.com) -- Which modules of the tau protein, in neurons of Alzheimer disease patients, may act in a destructive manner were investigated by researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry (Göttingen) ...

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