- MIT Computer Model Could Aid Design Of Nanomaterials
Researchers from MIT, Georgia Institute of Technology and Ohio State University have developed a new computer modeling approach to study how materials behave under stress at the atomic level, offering insights that could help engineers design materials wi ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 9 2007 - 2:14am
- New Single Atom Relationship Discovery Is A Waypoint To Quantum Computers
It is a vision of information technology to store data in the smallest available units- single atoms- thus enabling the development of novel mass storage devices with huge capacities but compact dimensions. It is crucial to understand the mutual interacti ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 6 2007 - 12:53am
- Nanoscale Engineering- Toward Fuel Cells For Hydrogen-Powered Vehicles
Researchers at the U.S. ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 6 2007 - 12:52am
- Solar Energy Conversion Offers A Solution To Help Mitigate Global Warming
Solar energy has the power to reduce greenhouse gases and provide increased energy efficiency, says a scientist at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory, in a report (view it online) published in the March issue of Physics Today ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 6 2007 - 12:12pm
- Scientists Genetically Engineer Tomatoes With Enhanced Folate Content
Leafy greens and beans aren't the only foods that pack a punch of folate, the vitamin essential for a healthy start to pregnancy. Researchers now have used genetic engineering--manipulating an organism's genes--to make tomatoes with a full day ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 6 2007 - 2:03pm
- CO2 Levels Threaten Marine Life- Even If They Don't Cause Global Warming
Like a piece of chalk dissolving in vinegar, marine life with hard shells is in danger of being dissolved by increasing acidity in the oceans. Ocean acidity is rising as sea water absorbs more carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere from power plants ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 8 2007 - 7:37pm
- Plants, Heal Thyselves
A new understanding of how plants manage their internal calcium levels could potentially lead to genetically engineering plants to avoid damage from acid rain, which robs soil of much of its calcium. "Our findings should help scientists understand ho ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 8 2007 - 8:12pm
- UW-Madison Stellerator A Step Forward In Fusion Research
A project by University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers has come one step closer to making fusion energy possible. The research team, headed by electrical and computer engineering Professor David Anderson and research assistant John Canik, recently prove ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 9 2007 - 7:35pm
- Stem Cells Act Through Multiple Mechanisms To Benefit Mice With Neurodegenerative Disease
Human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) hold great promise for benefiting degenerative diseases, and do so by invoking multiple mechanisms. Such cells can be grown in a manner compatible with clinical use (i.e., without animal feeder layers) and even without t ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 12 2007 - 10:52pm
- Virtual Reality For Virtual Eternity
Imagine having a discussion with Isaac Newton or Albert Einstein on the nature of the universe, where their 3-D, life-sized representations looked you in the eye, examined your body language, considered voice nuances and phraseology of your questions, the ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 7 2007 - 1:43am