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Flexible Tapes From The Nanoworld
2014-08-15 03:03:26

Dr. Wilhelm Auwärter and his team are working on a research project to develop tiny flat molecule tapes at the Department of Physics of Technische Universität München (TUM).

2014-07-09 11:30:11

Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have discovered a surprising new role for a pair of compounds—which have the potential to alter circadian rhythm, the complex physiological process that responds to a 24-hour cycle of light and dark and is present in most living things.

2012-12-18 14:17:14

By synthesizing a stable "antiaromatic" compound, as well as a never before seen intermediate version of that compound, chemists at The University of Texas at Austin have written an important new chapter in the story of modern chemistry.

2011-08-19 02:18:10

It is helpful — even life-saving — to have a warning sign before a structural system fails, but, when the system is only a few nanometers in size, having a sign that's easy to read is a challenge.

2011-01-10 14:35:18

The mechanism for binding oxygen to metalloporphyrins is a vital process for oxygen-breathing organisms.

2008-05-08 12:00:09

DULUTH, Ga., May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Metametrix Clinical Laboratory ( http://www.metametrix.com/ ), a leader in nutritional and metabolic testing, announced the introduction of the urinary Neopterin/Biopterin Profile.

2005-10-07 13:48:34

A research team led by scientists at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston has determined the structure of an enzyme that when defective causes an inherited disease that afflicts sufferers with severe abdominal pain, psychiatric symptoms, skin fragility, and light sensitivity.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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