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Health - Physics - 18.11.2009
UCLA researchers create ’fly paper’ to capture circulating cancer cells
These cells, known as circulating tumor cells, or CTCs, can provide critical information for examining and diagnosing cancer metastasis, determining patient prognosis, and monitoring the effectiveness of therapies.

Physics - History / Archeology - 16.11.2009
Swift response reveals most distant object in universe
Swift response reveals most distant object in universe
Space scientists from UCL helped build part of a satellite that has detected the most distant and ancient object in the known universe.

Physics - 16.11.2009
Swirling clouds over the South Pacific
Swirling clouds over the South Pacific
16 November 2009 Rosetta's OSIRIS imaging system spotted an anticyclone over the South Pacific on the morning of 13 November.

Administration - Physics - 16.11.2009
New funding will stimulate alternative energy research
New funding will stimulate alternative energy research
The Laboratory recently received notice that it has received ARRA funding to participate in four geothermal projects with Pueblo of Jemez, New Mexico Tech, and the University of Utah.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 16.11.2009
Scientists use Roadrunner supercomputer to unravel the mysteries of exploding stars
Scientists use Roadrunner supercomputer to unravel the mysteries of exploding stars
Scientists use supercomputer to model a fundamental process in physics that could help explain how stars begin to explode into supernovae. Los Alamos, New Mexico, November 16, 2009 — Despite decades of research, understanding turbulence, the seemingly random motion of fluid flows, remains one of the major unsolved problems in physics.

Physics - 15.11.2009
Imperial inspires school pupils with creative science
Imperial inspires school pupils with creative science
Imperial inspires school pupils with creative science School pupils find out about the creativity of science as Imperial joins its neighbours for Creative Quarter 2009 - %0A " Monday 16 November 2009

Physics - 13.11.2009
Rosetta sees a living planet
Rosetta sees a living planet
13 November 2009 Images and data taken just before closest approach were downloaded this morning, and they show the lights of North America in the night and a glowing Southern Hemisphere. As Rosetta approached Earth, OSIRIS periodically imaged the Earth once every hour for 24 hours. The images from the green optical colour filter have been combined into a movie sequence.

Physics - Administration - 13.11.2009
Rosetta bound for outer Solar System after final Earth swingby
Rosetta bound for outer Solar System after final Earth swingby 13 November 2009 This morning, mission controllers confirmed that ESA's comet chaser Rosetta had swung by Earth at 8:45 CET as planned,

Physics - 13.11.2009
Rosetta darting across the night
13 November 2009 During the night of 12/13 November, scientists working at ESA's Optical Ground Station in Tenerife, Spain, conducted observations to view Rosetta as the satellite approached Earth.

Physics - 12.11.2009
First view of Earth as Rosetta approaches home
12 November 2009 This spectacular image of our home planet was captured by the OSIRIS instrument on ESA's Rosetta comet chaser earlier today as the spacecraft approached Earth for the third and final swingby.

Physics - 12.11.2009
ESA spacecraft may help unravel cosmic mystery
ESA spacecraft may help unravel cosmic mystery 12 November 2009 When Europe's comet chaser Rosetta swings by Earth tomorrow for a critical gravity assist, tracking data will be collected to precisely measure the satellite's change in orbital energy.

Physics - Chemistry - 12.11.2009
Vibrations key to efficiency of green fluorescent protein
Vibrations key to efficiency of green fluorescent protein
BERKELEY — University of California, Berkeley, chemists have discovered the secret to the success of a jellyfish protein whose green glow has made it the darling of biologists and the subject of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

Physics - Health - 11.11.2009
£4.9 million to develop metamaterials for 'invisibility cloaks' and 'perfect lenses'
£4.9 million to develop metamaterials for ’invisibility cloaks’ and ’perfect lenses’
£4.9 million to develop metamaterials for 'invisibility cloaks' and 'perfect lenses' Imperial receives major new funding grant from The Leverhulme Trust %0A " Imperial College London news rel

Physics - Chemistry - 11.11.2009
Research gives new insights into 4 billion year-old meteorites
Research gives new insights into 4 billion year-old meteorites
Research gives new insights into 4 billion year-old meteorites Scientists reveal how tiny grains inside Carbonaceous Chondrites preserved their ?primitive chemistry?

Mechanical Engineering - Physics - 06.11.2009
Rolls-Royce Research Partnership to Develop Next Generation Materials for Cleaner, More Efficient Gas Turbines
Rolls-Royce and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, (EPSRC), are to work jointly with three UK universities, including the University of Birmingham, in a new £50 million strategic

Physics - Life Sciences - 06.11.2009
Count down to space mission for worms
Count down to space mission for worms
PA 287/09 When the Space Shuttle Atlantis is launched later this month 4,000 microscopic worms will be onboard. Their mission — to help experts in human physiology at The University of Nottingham understand more about what triggers the body to build — and lose — muscle. The worms are bound for the International Space Station (ISS) where they will experience the same weightless conditions which can cause dramatic muscle loss in astronauts.

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 05.11.2009
Los Alamos National Laboratory names six scientists as 2009 Fellows
Los Alamos National Laboratory names six scientists as 2009 Fellows
Antoinette "Toni" Taylor, Stephen Becker, Joachim Birn, Lowell Brown, Patrick Colestock, and Samuel "Tom" Picraux have been designated 2009 LANL Fellows.

Mechanical Engineering - Physics - 04.11.2009
Blades of glory
Blades of glory
PA 283/09 The efficiency of wind turbine blades is key to improving the efficiency of this sustainable energy source.

Event - Physics - 04.11.2009
Laboratory adds a sixth R&D 100 award to its 2009 count
Laboratory adds a sixth R&D 100 award to its 2009 count
This year's awards bring the Los Alamos total to 113 since the Laboratory first entered the competition in 1978.

Physics - 03.11.2009
Mini-lecture: Magnetricity in under four minutes
Mini-lecture: Magnetricity in under four minutes
Watch Professor Steve Bramwell (London Centre of Nanotechnology ? a joint venture between UCL and Imperial) explain in under four minutes his discovery ?magnetricity?.

Physics - Event - 03.11.2009
Laboratory adds a sixth R&D 100 Award to its 2009 count
Awards honor the top 100 proven technological advances of the past year Los Alamos, New Mexico, November 4, 2009—Los Alamos National Laboratory recently learned that codevelopment of a high-res

Health - Physics - 01.11.2009
Cause of common chronic diarrhoea revealed in new research
Cause of common chronic diarrhoea revealed in new research
Cause of common chronic diarrhoea revealed in new research Study results suggest a hormone deficiency causes bile acid diarrhoea - Imperial College London News Release For Immediate Release Monday 2

Physics - 01.11.2009
Solar winds triggered by magnetic fields
Solar winds triggered by magnetic fields
Solar wind generated by the sun is probably driven by a process involving powerful magnetic fields, according to a new study led by UCL researchers based on the latest observations from the Hinode satellite.

Physics - 30.10.2009
Scientists use world's fastest computer to model materials under extreme conditions
Scientists use world’s fastest computer to model materials under extreme conditions
Materials scientists are for the first time attempting to create atomic-scale models that describe how voids are created, grow, and merge.

Physics - Computer Science / Telecom - 29.10.2009
Scientists use world's fastest computer to simulate nanoscale material failure
Scientists use world’s fastest computer to simulate nanoscale material failure
Through these simulations, scientists are developing a better understanding of how materials behave at the size scale of a nanometer, or one-billionth of a meter Los Alamos, New Mexico, October 29, 2009— Very tiny wires, called nanowires, made from such metals as silver and gold, may play a crucial role as electrical or mechanical switches in the development of future-generation ultrasmall nanodevices.

Physics - 28.10.2009
Scientists use world's fastest computer to understand nonlinear physics of high-power lasers
Scientists use world’s fastest computer to understand nonlinear physics of high-power lasers
To achieve fusion scientists must put as much laser energy on target as possible, a task complicated by energy loss due to laser backscatter, or reflection Los Alamos, New Mexico, Oct 28, 2009—For years scientists have struggled with the difficult physics of inertial confinement fusion. This is the attempt to compress a target capsule containing isotopes of hydrogen with high-powered lasers to high enough pressure and temperature to initiate fusion burn.

Physics - Computer Science / Telecom - 26.10.2009
Science at the petascale: Roadrunner results unveiled
Science at the petascale: Roadrunner results unveiled
The Roadrunner system is now beginning its transition to classified computing to assure the safety, security, and reliability of the U.S. nuclear deterrent.

Health - Physics - 26.10.2009
NCI awards $15.2 million to create Princeton Physical Sciences-Oncology Center
Princeton - Princeton Princeton University physical scientists will partner with researchers at four other institutions to explore the driving forces behind the evolution of cancer under a five-year, $15.2 million award from the National Cancer Institute.

Physics - Event - 21.10.2009
Weighty prize for College physicist's work on the origin of mass
Weighty prize for College physicist’s work on the origin of mass
Weighty prize for College physicist's work on the origin of mass Professor Tom Kibble wins the 2010 J. J.

Physics - Chemistry - 21.10.2009
Scientists Bend Nanowires into 2-D and 3-D Structures
Cambridge, Mass. October 21, 2009 - Taking nanomaterials to a new level of structural complexity, scientists have determined how to introduce kinks into arrow-straight nanowires, transforming them into zigzagging two- and three-dimensional structures with correspondingly advanced functions. "We are very excited about the prospects this research opens up for nanotechnology," says Lieber, Mark Hyman, Jr.

Physics - 19.10.2009
Thorsten Schumm gets START-Award
Federal Minister Johannes Hahn has nominated 6 top researchers who will be funded with the START-Program of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF).

Physics - Earth Sciences - 15.10.2009
NSF authorizes $29 million for world's deepest underground lab
NSF authorizes $29 million for world's deepest underground lab
Diamond-drill core samples, taken 4,850 feet underground in the former Homestake gold mine, will tell geologists and engineers where best to excavate drifts and caverns for the Sanford Underground Laboratory.

Physics - 12.10.2009
University signs agreement to find alternative aviation fuel
The University of Sheffield has today (13 October 2009) signed an agreement with a number of partners to conduct research into the performance of fuel which will be used to power commercial aircrafts.

Mathematics - Physics - 07.10.2009
Imperial welcomes top early-career researchers to new Fellowships
Imperial welcomes top early-career researchers to new Fellowships
Imperial welcomes top early-career researchers to new Fellowships Junior Research Fellows take up their posts %0A " By Laura Gallagher Thursday 8 October 2009 The first cohort of top early-career res

Physics - Environment - 05.10.2009
Alfalfa sprouts key to discovering how meandering rivers form
Christian Braudrick, William Dietrich and their colleagues are the first to build a scaled-down meandering stream in the lab that successfully meanders without straigtening out or turning into braided streams. The substrate is composed of sand to represent real-life gravel; white light-weight plastic for sand, and alfalfa sprouts for deep-rooting vegetation.

Physics - Administration - 01.10.2009
Herschel's cameras combine to show the galaxy in a new light
Herschel’s cameras combine to show the galaxy in a new light
Herschel's cameras combine to show the galaxy in a new light Stunning new images from ESA space observatory %0A " Press release issued by the Science and Technology Facilities Council Friday 2 Octobe

Physics - Administration - 01.10.2009
NNSA and Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board certifications free up $47 million in previously allocated funding
NNSA and Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board certifications free up $47 million in previously allocated funding
The DNFSB and NNSA required the CMRR project to address specific design issues related to safety. Los Alamos, New Mexico, Oct. 2, 2009 — The Chemistry and Metallurgy Research Replacement project at Los Alamos National Laboratory has received certification of design issue closure from the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board and the National Nuclear Security Administration, freeing up $47 million in previously allocated funding.

Physics - Environment - 30.09.2009
New ancient fungus finding suggests world’s forests were wiped out in global catastrophe
New ancient fungus finding suggests world’s forests were wiped out in global catastrophe
New ancient fungus finding suggests world?s forests were wiped out in global catastrophe Scientists believe extinct fungus species capitalised on a world-wide disaster and thrived on early Earth %0A

Physics - Social Sciences - 30.09.2009
Children can be sold on fun of physical activity, U. of I. researcher says
Social marketing can sell kids on getting outside and getting active, according to Marian Huhman (WHO-mun), a professor of communication at Illinois. Her findings are based on recently published results on a five-year national campaign aimed at "tweens" aged 9 to 13 years old. Photo by L. Brian Stauffer CHAMPAIGN, Ill.

Physics - Chemistry - 22.09.2009
Top structural biologists to discuss cryo-electron micoscopy at UCLA symposium
The two-day Advanced Electron Microscopy in NanoMedicine Symposium at the California NanoSystems (CNSI) at UCLA brings together researchers from academia and industry to discuss cryo-electron microscopy, or cryoEM, an important new imaging tool with major applications for nanobiology and nanomedicine, particularly for understanding viruses and other macromolecular complexes.

Physics - Earth Sciences - 22.09.2009
Sigman, Zoli win MacArthur 'genius grants'
Princeton - Princeton Daniel Sigman , a Princeton University biogeochemist who has conducted pioneering work exploring the large-scale systems that have supported life on the planet throughout the millennia, has been selected as a 2009 MacArthur Fellow.

Chemistry - Physics - 21.09.2009
Canadian Collaboration for Chemical Engineers
A collaborative agreement has been signed between the UK University of Birmingham's Fuel Cell Group and Ontario's Hydrogen Village.

Physics - Business / Economics - 21.09.2009
George Segal Papers shed light on life of artist
Princeton - Princeton This gouache by George Segal is dated 1980 and depicts an early version or concept for the sculpture "Rush Hour.

Physics - Chemistry - 21.09.2009
ETH Zurich’s head of research resigns
21.09.2009 / Zurich - ETH Zürich . At ETH Zurich, there are suspicions that scientific data may have been falsified in two publications and a doctoral thesis in 1999 and 2000.

Physics - Environment - 17.09.2009
Researchers make rare meteorite find using new camera network in Australian desert
Researchers make rare meteorite find using new camera network in Australian desert
Researchers make rare meteorite find using new camera network in Australian desert Meteorite provides new clues about the conditions that existed when the early Solar System was being formed %0A " Im

Physics - 16.09.2009
Space 'time machine' takes first glimpse into the past
Space ’time machine’ takes first glimpse into the past
Space 'time machine' takes first glimpse into the past First images from the Planck space observatory %0A " By Danielle Reeves Thursday 17 September 2009 The Planck space observatory, the European Sp

Physics - 11.09.2009
Carbon copying the 'Stradivarius' sound
Carbon copying the ’Stradivarius’ sound
PA 238/09 It's every violinmaker's dream to produce an instrument to rival the sound of a Stradivarius but now researchers at The University of Nottingham are trying to do just that… using acoustic physics and carbon fibre engineering.

Physics - 02.09.2009
Wonderful Telescopes: School of Physics and Astronomy Hosts the International Year of Astronomy Lecture
To mark the International Year of Astronomy, Andrew Newsam will give a lecture at the University of Birmingham on Wednesday 16th September 2009 about how telescopes have revealed the true nature of the universe.

Physics - Health - 31.08.2009
Super-fast computers of the future receive funding boost
Super-fast computers of the future receive funding boost
Super-fast computers of the future receive funding boost New research programme to develop nanoplasmonic devices for optical computers For immediate release Tuesday 1 September 2009 Computers which u

Physics - Chemistry - 31.08.2009
World's smallest semiconductor laser heralds new milestone in laser physics
World's smallest semiconductor laser heralds new milestone in laser physics
BERKELEY — Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have reached a new milestone in laser physics by creating the world's smallest semiconductor laser, capable of generating visible light in a space smaller than a single protein molecule. A bright point of light from a single plasmon laser emanates from the optical setup used by UC Berkeley researchers (enlarged closeup at right).

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