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Latest Scattering Stories

2012-04-09 14:12:27

Development of a new way to make a powerful tool for altering gene sequences should greatly increase the ability of researchers to knock out or otherwise alter the expression of any gene they are studying.

2012-04-09 13:24:01

Courtship rituals can be all-consuming, demanding time and effort – but now scientists have discovered why it might be worth it.

2012-03-28 13:38:16

Researchers at UCLA and New York University have developed a method to detect sequence differences in individual DNA molecules by taking nanoscopic pictures of the molecules themselves.

2012-03-21 15:06:02

Remember Slinky®, the coiled metal spring that "walks" down stairs with just a push, momentum and gravity?

2012-03-15 23:38:34

Using state-of-the-art technology, scientists at the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Protein Research at the University of Copenhagen and their international collaborators have successfully obtained "molecular snapshots" of tens of thousands processes involved in DNA damage repair.

2012-03-15 16:59:48

Story ideas from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory.


Latest Scattering Reference Libraries

Sky
2004-10-19 04:45:44

Sky -- Although almost everyone have seen it, sky is hard to be defined precisely. Generally, sky is the space seen when one looks upward from the surface of a planet. Some people define sky as the denser gaseous zone of a planet's atmosphere. Clouds, rainbows and weather all occur amongst a planet's sky. In astronomy, the sky is divided into many regions, called constellations. The blue colour of the daytime sky results from the selective scattering of light rays. When the sunlight...

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lahar
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.
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