Archive: 19/02/2008

A fresh look inside Mount St. Helens

Volcanoes are notoriously hard to study. All the action takes place deep inside, at enormous temperatures. So geophysicists make models, using what they know to develop theories about what they don’t know.

dateFeb 19, 2008 in Earth Sciences
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Researchers create first chikungunya animal model

Researchers have developed the first animal model of the infection caused by chikungunya virus (CHIKV), an emerging arbovirus associated with large-scale epidemics that hit the Indian Ocean (especially the French Island of ...

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'NMR on a chip' features magnetic mini-sensor

A super-sensitive mini-sensor developed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology can detect nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) in tiny samples of fluids flowing through a novel microchip. The prototype chip device, ...

dateFeb 19, 2008 in General Physics
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Strengthening Fluids With Nanoparticles

Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have demonstrated that liquids embedded with nanoparticles show enhanced performance and stability when exposed to electric fields. The finding could lead to new types of miniature ...

dateFeb 19, 2008 in Nanophysics
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