Archive: 22/09/2008

Insight into the evolution of parasitism

Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, together with American colleagues, have decoded the genome of the Pristionchus pacificus nematode, thereby gaining insight into the evolution of parasitism. ...

dateSep 22, 2008 in
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Car fronts at face value

Do people attribute certain personality traits or emotions to car fronts? If so, could this have implications for driving and pedestrian behavior? Truls Thorstensen (EFS Consulting Vienna), Karl Grammer (Ludwig Boltzmann ...

dateSep 22, 2008 in Other
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Purifying nanorods: Big success with tiny cleanup

Chemists at Rice University have discovered a novel method to produce ultra-pure gold nanorods -- tiny, wand-like nanoparticles that are being studied in dozens of labs worldwide for applications as broad as diagnosing disease ...

dateSep 22, 2008 in Nanomaterials
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