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2009-07-02 11:06:31

Science and technology are becoming increasingly involved in the world of art.

2009-03-04 13:46:14

U.S. and British researchers have linked changes in the distribution of metal ions in the brain to Parkinson's disease. The findings, presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Chicago -- by Dr.

2009-02-17 11:09:24

Researchers say a new facility opening later this year at Britain's Diamond Light Source synchrotron may revolutionize science. Officials said the powerful new experimental station called the Joint Engineering, Environmental and Processing beamline will carry out experiments in a variety of scientific areas, including biology and physical and chemical science. The versatility of JEEP will open up exciting new opportunities in many fields of science due to its extremely high flux, high energy...

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2009-02-16 08:28:56

A new facility opening later this year at the Diamond synchrotron is set to revolutionize world heritage science.

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2008-07-31 09:45:00

A new technique allows pictures which were later painted over to be revealed once more.

2008-05-27 03:00:00

It might seem at first glance to be one of the simpler techniques performed at the Australian Synchrotron, but X-ray absorption spectroscopy requires a beamline that is very finely tuned.

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2008-04-22 07:30:00

The world was in shock when in 2001 the Talibans destroyed two ancient colossal Buddha statues in the Afghan region of Bamiyan. Behind those statues, there are caves decorated with precious paintings from 5th to 9th century A.D.

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2008-04-10 01:00:00

Researchers at the European Light Source (ESRF) in Grenoble, France used a high-powered super camera to validate their suspicions about the fossilized reptile.

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2008-04-03 22:40:00

A world class science project in Britain, dubbed ‘Alice’, is in jeopardy of being moved to the U.S. or Russia due to cuts in Britain’s science budget.

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2008-04-01 18:45:00

Paleontologists’ vision of the past is becoming remarkably clearer thanks to a revolutionary new “supercamera.”


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.