Archive: 5/03/2008

New steroid test uses oil exploration technique

It’s a technique that has previously been used for oil exploration — now researchers at The University of Nottingham have developed a new, highly sensitive, anti-doping steroid test using hydropyrolysis.

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Mars and Venus are surprisingly similar

Using two ESA spacecraft, planetary scientists are watching the atmospheres of Mars and Venus being stripped away into space. The simultaneous observations by Mars Express and Venus Express give scientists the data they need ...

dateMar 05, 2008 in Space Exploration
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Physics breakthrough much ado about 'nothing'

How do scientists store nothing? It may sound like the beginning of a bad joke, but the answer is causing a stir in the realm of quantum physics after two research teams, including one from the University of Calgary, have ...

dateMar 05, 2008 in General Physics
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Sky's the limit for bee brain power

Families flocked to see the latest animated hit Bee Movie, but scientists from UQ's Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) have long embraced the bee for very different reasons.

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Cellular Construction Methods Emulated

Not only is our body made of individual organs, our cells themselves are made of tiny organelles, a variety of separate compartments that fulfill different tasks. Such functional, nanostructured systems would also be useful ...

dateMar 05, 2008 in Bio & Medicine
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