News - 3 Dec 2010
Arsenic - an element that triggers death for most Earthly life forms - is actually allowing for a bacterium to thrive and reproduce.
In a study that may prompt the rewriting of textbooks, a team of...
News - 3 Dec 2010
The 8th Euro Fed Lipid Congress was held in Munich, Germany from November 21 – 24, 2010.
The European Federation for the Science and Technology of Lipids congresses are recognized as annual...
News - 24 Nov 2010
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Analyzing Carbon Nanotubes and Photovoltaics" report to their offering.
The Sun, believed by the mankind to be just a mere...
News - 27 Sep 2010
Using optically dense, ultra-cold clouds of rubidium atoms, researchers have made advances in three key elements needed for quantum information systems – including a technique for converting...
News - 29 Jun 2010
By stimulating certain areas of the brain, scientists can alleviate the effects of disorders such as depression or Parkinson's disease.
That's the good news. But because controlling that...
News - 10 Jun 2010
People have been combining materials to bring forth the best properties of both ever since copper and tin were merged to start the Bronze Age.
In the latest successful merger, researchers at the...
News - 26 May 2010
Despite a steady improvement in the speed of conventional computers during the last few decades, certain types of problems remain computationally difficult to solve. Quantum computers hold the...
News - 14 May 2010
Expanding on work published two years ago, MIT's Daniel Nocera and his associates have found yet another formulation, based on inexpensive and widely available materials, that can efficiently...
News - 4 May 2010
Purple bacteria were among the first life forms on Earth. They are single celled microscopic organisms that play a vital role in sustaining the tree of life.
This tiny organism lives in aquatic...
News - 30 Apr 2010
All life on earth is threatened by chaos. In this sense, a cell is like a ship which could at any moment sink in a sea of chaos. It must constantly consume energy to maintain the same level of order...