Tag: "physics" at biology news
New Stanford center probes nanoscale material
...ord. Kathryn Moler, associate professor of applied physics
and of physics, and David Goldhaber-Gordon, assistant professor of physics, will be co-directors. The CPN is one of six new centers that the NSF is funding to support science and engineering at the scale of the nanometer one billionth of a met...
Stanford researchers establish center for physics-based simulations of biological structures
... organismal level may have questions about how the physics
of their system affects its function. Using our so...nical modeling and simulation. "If you look at the physics
of many different biological structures, the fundamental equations that describe these systems have ...
CERN to host EnviroInfo 2004
...date to carry out fundamental research on particle physics
does not give CERN any role or responsibility in s...echnology is a fundamental tool in modern particle physics
research. In addition to being the place where the World Wide Web was invented, CERN is at present s...
World's top theoretical physicists converge to consider 'future of physics'
...any Nobel laureates and the leaders of the various physics
fields, are the participants. KITP director and ...f the conference participants Frank Wilczek, now a physics
professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, who was Gross's graduate student at Princeton Un...
Cells in retina found to behave like soap bubbles
...hers understand the interplay between genetics and physics
in cell formation. "The cells we studied, those f...ment illustrates the importance of mathematics and physics
in biology and points to a general principle of patterning found in a wide range of living things." ...
Acoustics meeting in San Diego
...rtaining to this subject. They will discuss basic physics
of sound in the ocean as well as long-term trends of ocean noise. They will review the biology of marine mammals, particularly their production, reception, and use of sound in monitoring their environment, social interactions, and natural sonar sys...
NHGRI seeks next generation of sequencing technologies
...lements that integrate biochemistry, chemistry and physics
with engineering to enhance the whole effort to de...th simulation and modeling to understand the basic physics
of molecule-device interaction at this size scale and its implications for device design. James Wei...
Academics find that the finger of destiny points their way
...ose men teaching hard science like mathematics and physics
tend to have index fingers as long as their ring fingers, a marker for unusually high oestrogen levels for males. It also found the reverse: those male academics with longer ring fingers than index fingers the usual male pattern tended not to be i...
Prominent physicist Freeman Dyson to speak at NJIT: Promises and perils of genetic engineering
...s spent much of his life working as a professor of physics
at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Princeton. Born in England, he came to America in 1947, and later worked with prominent physicists Hans Bethe and Richard Feynman. Dyson is renowned for his subsequent work in unifying the three versions of q...
Purdue researchers align nanotubes to improve artificial joints
...nces in research papers written by Webster; Purdue physics
doctoral student Dongwoo Khang; and three research...from the Seoul National University in South Korea, physics
doctoral students Minbaek Lee and Sun Namkung, and physics
professor Seunghun Hong. Previous experim...
NJIT physicists expect new super lens to reveal first light by early 2006
...cher Philip Goode, PhD, distinguished professor of physics
at NJIT and director of Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBSO), California, where the telescope will be installed. NJIT has operated the facility since 1997. Led by Goode, a team of solar physicists from the University of Hawaii and Korea are collab...
Wolfgang Heckl awarded Descartes Prize for Science Communication
...German . Wolfgang Heckl, professor of experimental physics
and nanotechnologist at the Ludwig Maximilians Uni...was born in 1958, and after leaving school studied physics
at the Technical University of Munich. Having gained a doctorate in biophysics, he first spent a yea...
INEEL honors five scientists as Laboratory Fellows
...ars 1981-1997, he was ranked 79th for citations to physics
journals, though he did not start physics
research until 1982. His four most-cited articles have received from 300 to more than 800 citations....
Strange ocean wave patterns raise questions about beach erosion
...ged by tropical storms. "It could just be that the physics
of the system is a little different than we thought," said Thomas Lippmann, a research scientist in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and a researcher with the Byrd Polar Research Center at Ohio State University. When the Ohio St...
Study in Royal Society journal on first evidence for magnetic field detection in sharks
...ical models of glaciers is not consistent with the physics
involved, and generally overestimates friction at the glacier bed. Based on a mathematical model of the sliding process, we present a corrected description of sliding for use in numerical models of glacier flow. Contact: Dr Christian Schoof, Departme...
Researchers improve predictions of cloud formation for better global climate modeling
... to 20 percent. "We never expected to capture the physics
to that degree," Nenes explained. "We were hoping for a 50 percent accuracy rate." Another challenge in predicting climate change is to understand how aerosols' chemistry affects cloud formation. Each particle has a different potential for forming a...
Femtosecond laser technique opens new opportunities for research on neural regeneration
.... The project was a collaboration between applied physics
researchers at Stanford University led by Adela Ben-Yakar and biologists at the University of California, Santa Cruz, led by Yishi Jin and Andrew Chisholm. The team's findings give researchers an experimental system in which they will be able to inve...
Leibniz prizewinners 2005
...pment of quantum computers. Immanuel Bloch studied physics
at the University of Bonn from 1991 until 1996. Fo...ent of stars and galaxies. Gnther Hasinger studied physics
at the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich and completed his doctorate in astronomy there in 198...
Four Max Planck Partner Groups starting in India
...e of Fundamental Research in Mumbai. Astroparticle physics
is a fast-growing research area and Professor Dr. Wolfgang Hollik, Director at the Max Planck Institute for Physics, hopes for important impulses thanks to this cooperation. - The Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research in Stuttgart will be est...
TWAS, illycaff launch Trieste Science prize
...wo prizes will be awarded in 2005 in the fields of physics
and biology. In subsequent years, prizes will be given in the fields of mathematics and medical sciences (2006), chemical and agricultural sciences (2007), and earth and engineering sciences (2008). "The prize," notes C.N.R. Rao, president of TWAS, "...
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