New VERITAS telescope array may help find 'dark matter'

Scientists in the Northern Hemisphere have opened a new window on the universe allowing them to explore and understand the cosmos at a much higher level of precision than was previously available. Think of it as acquiring ...

Scientists make major advance in structural biology

Scientists from Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) and Rice University have discovered a new way to analyze the moving parts of large proteins – a breakthrough that will make it easier for structural biologists to classify ...

Samsung First to Mass Produce 16Gb NAND Flash Memory

Samsung Electronics announced today that it has become the first to begin mass producing 16 gigabit NAND flash, the highest capacity memory chip now available. The company said it will fabricate the devices in 51 nanometers, ...

Alien plants attack using 'resource conservation' as weapon

One of the most serious and least understood threats to the world's ecosystems is the problem of invasive species—exotic plants, animals and other organisms that are brought into habitats and subsequently spread at a rapid ...

Australian marsupials challenge gene theory

Scientists studying the kangaroo genome have cast doubt on the credentials of a gene thought to be crucial to the process of inactivating one sex chromosome in women.

Arctic ice retreating more quickly than computer models project

Arctic sea ice is melting at a significantly faster rate than projected by even the most advanced computer models, a new study concludes. The research, by scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) ...

Researchers to visit site of 2004, 2005 Indonesian quakes

Researchers from Oregon State University and an Indonesian science center are collaborating on a pioneering project to analyze the history of great earthquakes and tsunamis on the Sunda subduction zone, along the western ...

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