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Leibniz Prizewinners 2004
...f glass merit particular mention. The discovery of colossal
magnetic resistance in manganate layer structures was groundbreaking and opened up a new international research field. The original work from 1993 has already been quoted more than 1600 times. Besides the significance of the effect in basic research,...
Using the ocean's living light shows to fight terrorism or track the planet's most massive migration
...'s most massive migration--the daily movement of a colossal
and varied mass of sea creatures inhabiting the depths up to the surface for night feeding when they are not as likely to be seen and eaten. Study of the migration has been severely hampered by the general difficulty of doing research in the ocean's...
Without blue crabs, southern salt marshes wash away, study finds
...ver-harvesting of blue crabs may be triggering the colossal
die-off of salt marshes across the southeastern United States and may one day cause nearby barrier islands to collapse as well. In experiments along the Virginia and Georgia coasts, the researchers manipulated local populations of animals and found t...
Human stem cell research leads Science's top ten list of the best scientific advances in 1999
...n billion years. Details of the link between these colossal
explosions and supernovae should come from two NASA satellites, to be launched in January and 2003, whose telescopes will respond immediately to gamma ray bursts. A Flat Universe: The universe's tally of matter and energy finally added up in 1999 a...