Archive: 23/07/2008

NIST Trumps the Clumps: Making Biologic Drugs Safer

Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have developed a technique to measure the formation of clumps of proteins in protein-based pharmaceuticals. This first systematic study clarifies the conditions ...

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Historian predicts the end of 'science superpowers'

Is the sun beginning to set on America's scientific dominance? Much like the scientific superpowers of France, Germany and Britain in centuries' past, the United States has a diminishing lead over other nations in financial ...

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Phoenix Completes Longest Work Shift

( -- Phoenix early Tuesday finished its longest work shift of the mission. The lander stayed awake for 33 hours, completing tasks that included rasping and scraping by the robotic arm, in addition to atmosphere ...

dateJul 23, 2008 in Space Exploration
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Slippery Customer: A Greener Antiwear Additive for Engine Oils

( -- Titanium, a protean element with applications from pigments to aerospace alloys, could get a new role as an environmentally friendly additive for automotive oil, thanks to work by materials scientists from ...

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