Archive: 5/06/2008

A 'supra' new kind of froth

To see the latest science of type-I superconductors, look no further than the froth on a morning cup of cappuccino. A team of U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory physicists and collaborating students have found that ...

dateJun 05, 2008 in General Physics
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Phoenix Mars Lander Ready to Gather Samples

Two practice rounds of digging and dumping the clumpy soil at the Martian arctic site this week gave scientists and engineers gathered at the University of Arizona confidence to begin using Phoenix's Robotic Arm to deliver ...

dateJun 05, 2008 in Space Exploration
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Duke chemist has new way to tell right from left

A Duke University chemist has apparently solved a long-standing frustration in creating certain synthetic molecules that make up drugs, which could lead to better drugs with fewer side effects.

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A glass apart

British scientists are developing a new type of glass that can dissolve and release calcium into the body. This will enable patients to regrow bones and could signal a move away from bone transplants.

dateJun 05, 2008 in Condensed Matter
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