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2009-10-21 08:00:00

An international team of researchers from the United States, Korea, and France has sequenced and analyzed the genomes of two important laboratory strains of E coli bacteria, one used to study evolution and the other to produce proteins for basic research or practical applications.

2009-09-16 14:09:22

Compounds that kill dormant pathogen while sparing human cells could lead to new drugs.

2009-09-13 12:41:26

Reveals shape-shifting atomic interactions; suggests mechanism and possible drug targets.

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2009-06-16 09:40:00

An international team of scientists has discovered extensive similarities between a strain of bacteria commonly associated with plants and one increasingly linked to opportunistic infections in hospital patients.

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2009-06-04 06:15:00

In 1972, Apollo astronauts narrowly escaped a potential catastrophe. On August 2nd of that year, a large and angry sunspot appeared and began to erupt, over and over again for more than a week, producing a record-setting fusillade of solar proton radiation.

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2009-02-15 15:30:00

Several years after Duke University researchers announced spectacular behavior of a low density ultracold gas cloud, researchers at Brookhaven National Laboratory have observed strikingly similar properties in a very hot and dense plasma "fluid" created to simulate conditions when the universe was about one millionths of a second old.

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2009-02-09 06:55:49

NIST, Brookhaven Researchers Use Tuberculosis Bacteria to End 25-Year Quest

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2009-01-26 16:23:25

Findings have implications for increasing biomass for the production of biofuels.

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2009-01-26 16:17:06

A team of scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, in collaboration with researchers from the University of Delaware and Yeshiva University, has developed a new catalyst that could make ethanol-powered fuel cells feasible.

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2009-01-20 14:11:21

New research may be able to explain why men are more capable of watching what they eat than women.


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