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Calif. biologist awarded $500K NY medical prize
A California scientist whose discoveries related to cell biology have led to new treatments for blood cancer has been selected to receive one of the richest prizes in medical and scientific research.
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Mon Apr 14, 2014
Asia pollution drives Pacific storms
Air pollution in China and other Asian countries is having far-reaching impacts on weather patterns across the Northern Hemisphere, a study suggests.
Mars' warm and wet days may have been fleeting
Johannesburg, April 14 : Researchers have suggested that Mars may have been warm and wet once but the time would not have lasted for long.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Neighborhoods & Metro South Plus Just Folks: Academic honors for...
Adam Jermyn , a junior studying physics at the California Institute of Technology, has been selected by the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation as a 2014 Goldwater Scholar in Mathematics, Science and Engineering.
Plasmons Shown to have Important Quantum Property
Some day we want to see quantum computers running advanced algorithms no modern computer is capable of.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Tue Apr 08, 2014
U.Va. tops list of best colleges based on annual return on investment
The University recently ranked number one on a list of the best dollar-for-dollar investments in higher education.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Scientists find missing piece of air particle equation hiding in the walls
Laboratory chamber walls have been stealing vapors, causing researchers to underestimate the formation of secondary organic aerosol in the atmosphere.
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Rover Curiosity Discovers 'Australia' on Mars
Image captured by Curiosity's Navcam camera on Sol 593 of the mission. The flat-topped rock resembles Australia.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Curiosity's View From Arrival Point at 'The Kimberley' Waypoint
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has reached its next study area and is now scoping out rocks that it will take an up-close look at over the next few weeks.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
NASA's Cassini Spacecraft Discovers Possible Ocean on One of Saturn's Moons
When NASA's Cassini spacecraft flew over the frozen ice cap of Enceladus, one of Saturn's 60 moons, and encountered water vapor issuing from its south pole, scientists began suspecting the existence of an ocean, according to an article in Science magazine.
NASA's Mars Curiosity rover stops to survey next Observations area
On Wednesday, NASA's Curiosity Mars rover drove the last 98 feet feet needed to arrive at a site planned since early 2013 as a destination for studying rock clues about ancient environments that may have been favorable for life.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
NASA's Cassini spacecraft data reveals Saturn's moon Enceladus has underground Ocean
Evidence that Saturn's moon Enceladus harbors a large underground ocean has been uncovered by NASA's Cassini spacecraft and Deep Space Network, furthering scientific interest in the moon as a potential home to extraterrestrial microbes.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
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Water Found On a Saturn Moon
Scientists' hunch that there is liquid water on one of Saturn's moons proved to be right.
NASA's OCO-2 Brings Sharp New Focus on Global Carbon
Simply by breathing, humans have played a small part in the planet-wide balancing act called the carbon cycle throughout our existence.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Chile earthquake death toll rises to 6
The death toll from a powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake that struck off the coast of northern Chile rose to at least six Wednesday morning, the Chilean office of national emergency said.
Nucleic Acids Research
Synthetic biology tools for programming gene expression without...
A gene placed directly downstream of a modified GAL1 promoter containing six Zif268 binding sequences was shown to be selectively inducible in the presence of I2-estradiol, so long as cells express the artificial transcription factor, Z3EV .
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Spitzer sees the galactic dawn with "Frontier Fields"
NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, in tandem with other major NASA observatories, has recently embarked on a major new mission to glimpse the universe's first galaxies.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Potential of nanotechnology
On December 29, 1959, the famous American physicist Richard Feynman, in a talk at the California Institute of Technology indicated "There is a staggering small world below".
Thu Mar 27, 2014
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Spitzer Sees the Galactic Dawn with 'Frontier Fields'
NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, in tandem with other major NASA observatories, has recently embarked on a major new mission to glimpse the universe's very first galaxies.