Archive: 23/10/2006

Small Organisms, Great Proxies

The present and past compositions of communities of single-celled algae in several Canadian lakes and their relationship to the known climate record suggest that these organisms and the lakes they reside in are highly influenced ...

dateOct 23, 2006 in Earth Sciences
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MIT reveals inner lives of red blood cells

For the first time, researchers at MIT can see every vibration of a cell membrane, using a technique that could one day allow scientists to create three-dimensional images of the inner workings of living cells.

dateOct 23, 2006 in Bio & Medicine
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A new acceleration additive for making 'ice that burns'

Japanese scientists are reporting discovery of an additive that can speed up the formation of methane hydrates. Those strange substances have sparked excitement about their potential as a new energy resource and a deep freeze ...

dateOct 23, 2006 in
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