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Asymmetric Warfare Between Earwigs Probed By Researchers
2012-08-16 07:07:24

Symmetrical looks are highly prized in the animal kingdom, but according to a new report by San Francisco State University biologists on an insect called the maritime earwig, asymmetry might come with its own perks.

In Search Of Natural Quasicrystals
2012-08-10 04:32:11

An expedition to far eastern Russia, a 15,000 year old meteorite, secret diaries, smugglers, gold prospectors and bears; sounds like the plot to an Indiana Jones movie, right?

2012-05-19 23:13:58

Skilled shutterbug Robert B.

2011-12-14 14:53:36

Molecules that are twisted are ubiquitous in nature, and have important consequences in biology, chemistry, physics and medicine. Some molecules have unique and technologically useful optical properties; the medicinal properties of drugs depend on the direction of the twist; and within us – think of the double helix – twisted DNA can interact with different proteins.

2011-11-10 15:43:44

Researchers of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) have developed a flexible and efficient new process for the separation of enantiomers.

2011-10-13 09:40:18

A simple atomic nucleus could reveal properties associated with the mysterious phenomenon known as time reversal and lead to an explanation for one of the greatest mysteries of physics: the imbalance of matter and antimatter in the universe.

2011-10-03 12:10:54

A research team at the Hubrecht Institute, Utrecht, demonstrates a mechanism by which left–right asymmetry in the body is established and maintained.

2011-08-18 15:30:00

WARSAW, Ind., Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Symmetry Medical Inc.

2011-08-03 17:38:00

WARSAW, Ind., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Symmetry Medical Inc.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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