Archive: 28/09/2006

Scientists study flesh-eating bacteria

Israeli scientists say they have discovered one reason "flesh-eating" bacteria are hard to stop is because of reactions with the immune system.

dateSep 28, 2006 in
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Watching how planets form

With the VISIR instrument on ESO's Very Large Telescope, astronomers have mapped the disc around a star more massive than the Sun. The very extended and flared disc most likely contains enough gas and dust to spawn planets. ...

dateSep 28, 2006 in Astronomy
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Improbable 'buckyegg' hatched

An egg-shaped fullerene, or "buckyball egg" has been made and characterized by chemists at UC Davis, Virginia Tech and Emory and Henry College, Va. The unexpected discovery opens new possibilities for structures for fullerenes, ...

dateSep 28, 2006 in Nanomaterials
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