Study shows how glaciers affected deer evolution

(PhysOrg.com) -- A 10-year study of mule and black-tailed deer has found unique subspecies created by the animals' responses to climate change thousands of years ago.

Cobalt Nanoparticles Boost Imaging Sensitivity and Edge Detection

(PhysOrg.com) -- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can serve as a very sensitive technique for detecting small tumors in the body, but it is not as good at identifying the edges of a tumor. Photoacoustic imaging tomography ...

Nanoparticles Deliver Gene Therapy, Killing Tumors

(PhysOrg.com) -- Given that cancer is ultimately a genetic disease, it has long been the hope of researchers to use gene therapy to attack tumors where they might be most susceptible. Those prospects have taken a significant ...

'Painter' supercomputer comes to life at Louisiana Tech

The Louisiana Optical Network Initiative (LONI) gained another 4.77 teraflops of computing power recently with the activation of the "Painter" supercomputer housed in the Data Replication Center at Louisiana Tech University.

Research reveals old timers in the frog world

Research at Victoria University has revealed remarkable longevity in wild populations of New Zealand native frogs, particularly in the threatened Maud Island frog (Leiopelma pakeka).

Mars Rover Update

In January 2004, NASA landed two identical robotic rovers named Spirit and Opportunity on the surface of Mars. The twins were primed for a brief 3-month mission to tell us a story of water and possibly life itself in the ...

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