Study Links Photosynthesis Genes to Marine Virus Fitness

(PhysOrg.com) -- A recent Northeastern University study has shown, for the first time, the effect of individual genes on the fitness of a marine species at the ecosystem level. Using his innovative computer simulation model, ...

Keeping an eye on the Inauguration

One of the toughest technological challenges for law enforcement is to simultaneously monitor live feeds from the wireless cameras scattered across their jurisdictions. A nearly impossible task under any circumstances, it ...

Snow slackers can be found around the world

The streets were strangely quiet as I walked my daughter to school Tuesday morning. Baby stroller traffic jams are the norm in our south London neighborhood, nicknamed the "Nappy Valley" for its prodigious birthrate. But ...

MelZoo lets you visually search and locate quickly

Most of us drive our cars to get from one place to another. Still there are those who enjoy getting underneath the hood and tinkering. It's basically the same with computers these days. There are many who enjoy messing around ...

Eye on electronics: Making sure you get your money's worth

Buying electronics can be an awfully tough decision, especially in this economy where every dollar counts. With people cutting back on going out for entertainment, what's available around the house - such as the television, ...

Simplicity is crucial to design optimization at nanoscale

MIT researchers who study the structure of protein-based materials with the aim of learning the key to their lightweight and robust strength have discovered that the particular arrangement of proteins that produces the sturdiest ...

NASA's SkyView Delivers the Multiwavelength Cosmos

(PhysOrg.com) -- Some three million times a year, researchers, educators, and amateur astronomers all over the world ask NASA's SkyView virtual observatory to serve up images of some interesting corner of the cosmos. Since ...

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