Archive: 28/11/2006

Pure carbon nanotubes pass first in vivo test

In the first experiments of their kind, researchers at Rice University and The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center have determined that carbon nanotubes injected directly into the bloodstream of research lab ...

dateNov 28, 2006 in Bio & Medicine
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Detecting explosives with honeybees

Scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory have developed a method for training the common honey bee to detect the explosives used in bombs.

dateNov 28, 2006 in Other
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Stormy days ahead for coral reefs

The increasing violence of storms under global climate change will have major effects on coral reefs – and has important implications for their future management.

dateNov 28, 2006 in Environment
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Magnetic needles turn somersaults

For about ten years now, tiny magnetic structures measuring a few millionths of a millimetre have met with growing interest from the worlds of science and technology, particularly on account of their potential applications ...

dateNov 28, 2006 in Nanophysics
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Brilliant growth without gold

Silicon nanowires can help to further reduce the size of microchips. Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Microstructure Physics in Halle have for the first time developed single crystal silicon nanowires that fulfil ...

dateNov 28, 2006 in Nanophysics
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