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Duke's Russian Laser Making Ultraviolet Light And Gamma Rays
...tshope will help answer major questions in nuclear physics
such as understandingthermonuclear processes insid...n nuclear astrophysics," said Werner Tornow,a Duke physics
research professor and TUNL's director. That helium burning reaction deep within stars like our own...
Laser Microscope At Cornell Images Serotonin In Live Cells
...niversity of Texas at Austin; Rebecca M. Williams, physics
graduate student; and Warren R. Zipfel, a research associate, all at Cornell. Serotonin is a neurotransmitter that is becoming increasingly important as medical science learns of its role in a host of human disorders. It has been implicated in centr...
Scientists Determine 3-D Crystal Structure Of Cancer-Causing Protein
...uman genetics, neurosciences and the links between physics
Merging Physics And Neuroscience: First Evidence Of Self-Organized Criticality In Brain Networks
... the brain. "This work makes a connection between physics
-- where weunderstand self-organized criticality -...rk andits implications remain controversial in the physics
community. In brain cells, random firing of neurons creates noise thatmoves the system toward crit...
Resistance To Leptin Contributes To Obesity
... of sensory neurosciences and of the links between physics
Hunt For Early Heart Attack Genes Begins
..., of sensory neurosciences and of the linksbetween physics
Plant-Based Therapies Examined For Colon Cancer Prevention
..., of sensoryneurosciences and of the links between physics
DNA Enzyme Works In Crystal Form; Yields New Insights Into Gene Copying
...synchrotrons for basic biomedical, engineering and physics
New Dating Technique May Revise Geologic Time Scale
...Smith, another investigator from the department of physics
at U of T."Each grain is a different clock." ...study with lead investigator Derek Yorkof U of T's physics
department and Gilles Odin of the Universit P. et M. Curie.Funding was provided by the Natural Scien...
Researchers From Rockefeller University Develop Novel Method To Fight Cancer
..., of sensory neurosciencesand of the links between physics
Rockefeller University Researchers Hunt For Type 2 Diabetes Susceptibility Genes
...nology and immune diseasesand of the links between physics
New Sunspot Cycle To Be Bigger Than Average
...er's Almanac, Hathaway said. "There's no real physics
involved," he explained. "It's all statistical inferences." The reason is that while scientists believe that sunspots aredriven by the dynamo that lies hidden beneath the photosphere,they are unsure of what controls the dynamo. So what they do is...
Biggest Acoustics Meeting Ever
...escence One of the great continuing mysteries in physics
is the process of sonoluminescence (SL), in whichfocussed sound waves in water or other liquids generate bubbles which collapse and generate pulses oflight lasting just trillionths of a second and representing a trillion-fold focusing of the original...
Rockefeller University Researchers Continue Search For Genetic Ties To Hearing Loss
...nology and immune disease,and of the links between physics
DFG To Set Up 14 New Collaborative Research Centres
...om the perspectives oftheoretical and experimental physics
as well as applied mathematics, e.g. with regard t...f a millimetre is a great challenge for chemistry, physics
and materials research. Thecollaborative research centre "Complex macromolecular and hybrid systems ...
Minuscule Ocean Plants Help Stabilize Earth's Atmosphere, Climate
...to now, successfully interactedwith the changeable physics
and chemistry of the land and sea to stabilize to asurprising extent the relative concentrations of Earth's atmospheric gases,according to a report in the July 10 issue of the journal Science. These varied organisms, collectively known as phy...
Scientists Identify New Gene That Controls Sleep/Wake Cycle
..., ofsensory neurosciences and of the links between physics
NASA Funds New Origin Of Life Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
... biology atRensselaer; Wayne Roberge, professor of physics
at Rensselaer; and DouglasWhittet, professor of physics
at Rensselaer. William Hagan, professor ofchemistry at the College of St. Rose in Albany, is an asso...
Birds Of A Feather: The Physics Of Flocks
... the flock of birds moved like afluid--the term in physics
used to describe any gas or liquid. They used thewell-known equations for ferromagnetism and added a few terms from theNavier-Stokes equation, the basic equation that describes fluid motion. In a sense, the approach by Tu and Toner took the opposite...
Mechanism Of Protein Folding Unraveled, With Eventual Implications For Treating
Diseases Caused By Folding Errors
...ry andBiophysics that concentrates on the study of physics
as it applies to medicine....
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