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Physics - Earth Sciences - 01.02.2010
Imperial welcomes appointment of Professor John Harries to top science role for the Welsh Assembly Government
Imperial welcomes appointment of Professor John Harries to top science role for the Welsh Assembly Government
Imperial welcomes appointment of Professor John Harries to top science role for the Welsh Assembly Government Imperial physicist becomes first Chief Scientific Adviser for Wales - %0A " First, direct

Physics - Law - 01.02.2010
Per Peterson named to DOE panel on nuclear future
Per Peterson, professor and chair of nuclear engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, with expertise in advanced reactor systems, nuclear waste processing, and inertial fusion energy, h

Health - Physics - 31.01.2010
HIV researchers solve key puzzle after 20 years of trying
HIV researchers solve key puzzle after 20 years of trying
HIV researchers solve key puzzle after 20 years of trying Team has grown crystal that reveals structure of an enzyme called integrase, which is found in retroviruses like HIV Point-of-care nanosensor

Physics - Health - 29.01.2010
Engineers develop cancer-targeting nanoprobe sensors
Engineers develop cancer-targeting nanoprobe sensors
BERKELEY — Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have created smart nanoprobes that may one day be used in the battle against cancer to selectively seek out and destroy tumor cells, as well as report back on the mission's status. UC Berkeley scientists are designing smart nanoprobes, called nanocorals, to selectively attach to cancer cells, deliver therapeutic drugs and report on the local molecular environment.

Physics - 28.01.2010
Cool spacedust survey goes into orbit
Cool spacedust survey goes into orbit
PA 27/08 Experts in the School of Physics and Astronomy will be using the Herschel Space Observatory, the most powerful telescope ever launched into space, as part of a giant survey to find out more about some of the coldest objects in the Universe.

Physics - Event - 28.01.2010
Renowned UC San Diego Astrophysicist and Astronomer Dies at 84
Geoffrey Burbidge, a renowned British astrophysicist and astronomer at the University of California, San Diego who made contributions to our understanding of how elements are formed in stars as well

Physics - Mechanical Engineering - 28.01.2010
Energy-harvesting rubber sheets could power pacemakers, mobile phones
Energy-harvesting rubber sheets could power pacemakers, mobile phones
Yi Qi, a postdoctoral researcher at Princeton University, holds a piece of silicone rubber imprinted with super-thin material that generates electricity when flexed.

Physics - Chemistry - 28.01.2010
Using magnetic toys as inspiration, researchers tease out structures of self-assembled clusters
Cambridge, Mass. January 28, 2010 - Scientists have long studied how atoms and molecules structure themselves into intricate clusters.

Physics - Environment - 27.01.2010
PPPL Director Goldston to step down, search begins for successor
After more than 10 years at the helm of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), Robert Goldston has announced he will step down as director to focus on a broad range of domestic and international fusion energy initiatives.

Physics - History / Archeology - 27.01.2010
Satellite reveals treasure trove of data, including evidence for early universe neutrinos
The universe is growing colder and darker. These charts show the relative constituents of the universe today (top), and for when the universe was 380,000 years old, 13.7 billion years ago (bottom).

Physics - Chemistry - 27.01.2010
Where's the glue? Scientists find a surprise when they look for what binds in superconductivity
The two figures show the results obtained with a specialized scanning tunneling microscope at temperatures well above and well below when the electrons pair up in high temperature superconductors.

Physics - Chemistry - 27.01.2010
Leading physicist John Wheeler dies at age 96
John Wheeler in 1991 Below left: John Wheeler (third from left) walks through the woods at the Institute for Advanced Study with, from left, fellow physicists Albert Einstein of the institute, Hideki

Physics - Chemistry - 27.01.2010
Princeton scientists discover exotic quantum state of matter
Below right: These images collected by Princeton University scientists show (top) the first direct image of the dancing pattern of electrons on the edge of the bismuth-antimony bulk crystal, which is

Physics - Earth Sciences - 27.01.2010
Seeing stars: Princeton University scientists witness once-in-a-lifetime event
When she peered into the screen of her computer one day in January, Alicia Soderberg was supposed to see a small, dull glowing smudge in one corner, the evidence of a month-old supernova that would help her better understand the mystery of these huge exploding stars.

Physics - History / Archeology - 27.01.2010
Grounded in classics, valedictorian Squire excels in many fields
Zachary Squire has found outlets for his many academic interests within the classics department - where he has explored issues in politics, history, literature and philosophy - as well as in departments across campus en route to his selection as the class of 2008 valedictorian.

Physics - 27.01.2010
Astronomers Find Rare Beast by New Means
For the first time, astronomers have found a supernova explosion with properties similar to a gamma-ray burst, but without seeing any gamma rays from it.

Physics - Chemistry - 27.01.2010
Limb regeneration and attosecond research each get $1 million from Keck Foundation
Two University of California, Berkeley, research projects that push the boundaries of their fields have each received $1 million grants from the W.M. Keck Foundation.

Environment - Physics - 26.01.2010
International business leader Gerhard R. Andlinger makes $100 million gift to transform energy and environment research at Princeton
Click to play a video of President Shirley M. Tilghman speaking on energy and the environment.

Physics - Chemistry - 26.01.2010
Prager to lead DOE's Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Stewart Prager, director of the Madison Symmetric Torus experiment at the University of Wisconsin and an internationally recognized leader in the field of fusion energy research, has been named direc

Administration - Physics - 26.01.2010
'From Diploma to Diplomat': Princeton exhibition honors John Foster Dulles
John Foster Dulles, who served under President Eisenhower, was the most traveled secretary of state of his time.

History / Archeology - Physics - 26.01.2010
Exhibition illustrates Greek cultural history through books
This illustration, "The Evangelist Mark," is reproduced from a 13th-century miniature in a manuscript that is part of the Princeton University Library's Robert Garrett Collection.

Physics - Event - 26.01.2010

Physics - Event - 26.01.2010
Shih wins Marshall Scholarship
Senior Michael Shih - a major in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs who is a nationally ranked debater - is one of 40 American college students awarded 2009 Marshall Scholarships.

Physics - 26.01.2010
Astronomers from Princeton and Japan unite to explore the universe, near and far
Scientists from Princeton and Japan, working under a new research partnership, will use the 8.2-meter optical infrared Subaru Telescope to look for new planets and the hypothesized dark energy.

Art and Design - Physics - 26.01.2010
Internationally renowned artists appointed to head Lewis Center programs
Susan Marshall has been named the first director of the Program in Dance and Joe Scanlan has been selected as the new director of the Program in Visual Arts in the University's Lewis Center for the Arts .

Physics - Event - 25.01.2010
Gunn wins National Medal of Science
Princeton - Princeton James Gunn, the Eugene Higgins Professor of Astronomy at Princeton University, has been chosen to receive a National Medal of Science, the nation's highest scientific honor, for his sweeping contributions to modern stargazing, from theory to observation to gadget-building.

Civil Engineering - Physics - 25.01.2010
Lanney wins Marshall Scholarship
Princeton - Princeton Princeton senior Jessica Lanney, who is majoring in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and pursuing a certificate in urban studies , is one of 35 American college students awarded 2010 Marshall Scholarships.

Physics - 25.01.2010
Team using Subaru Telescope makes major discovery
Princeton - Princeton First finding as part of new research collaboration An international team of scientists that includes an astronomer from Princeton University has made the first direct observation of a planet-like object orbiting a star similar to the sun.

Physics - Chemistry - 25.01.2010
Levitating magnet may yield new approach to clean energy
The Levitated Dipole Experiment (LDX) reactor is housed inside a 16-foot-diameter steel structure in a building on the MIT campus that also houses MIT’s other fusion reactor, a tokamak called Alcator C-mod.

Physics - Earth Sciences - 22.01.2010
New research suggests that near-Earth encounters can ‘shake’ asteroids and opens the door to field of asteroid seismology
MIT - MIT CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — For decades, astronomers have analyzed the impact that asteroids could have on Earth.

Physics - Chemistry - 22.01.2010
Unusual snail shell could be a model for better armor
MIT - MIT New insights about a tiny snail that lives on the ocean floor could help scientists design better armor for soldiers and vehicles, according to MIT researchers.

Health - Physics - 22.01.2010
New ‘nanoburrs’ could add to arsenal of therapies against heart disease
MIT - MIT CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Researchers at MIT and Harvard Medical School have built targeted nanoparticles that can cling to artery walls and slowly release medicine, an advance that potentially provides an alternative to drug-releasing stents in some patients with cardiovascular disease.

Physics - 22.01.2010
MIT Energy Conference: March 5 and 6
MIT - MIT The fifth annual MIT Energy Conference, March 5-6, 2010, will bring together leaders in the fields of technology, policy, industry and finance to find opportunities, pathways and solutions to solving the world’s biggest energy problems.

Life Sciences - Physics - 20.01.2010
NSF grant to launch world's first open-source genetic parts production facility
San Francisco - Berkeley With seed money from the National Science Foundation (NSF), bioengineers from the University of California, Berkeley, and Stanford University are ramping up efforts to charac

Physics - Law - 19.01.2010
Charles Townes honored during celebration of laser's 50th birthday
Charles Townes honored during celebration of laser's 50th birthday
We have a lot for which to thank Charles Townes, UC Berkeley professor emeritus of physics and 1964 Nobel Laureate in physics.

Physics - Chemistry - 19.01.2010
  Mit künstlichen Biomolekülen zum Nanodraht
Zurich - University of Zurich Die Universität Zürich geht in der Entwicklung auf dem Gebiet der Nanotechnologie neue Wege.

Physics - Economics / Business - 18.01.2010

Physics - 18.01.2010
McGill Expert: Magnitude 6.0 quake hits Guatemala coast
Montreal - McGill Story: A magnitude 6.0 earthquake hit Guatemala's Pacific coast near the border with El Salvador, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Pharmacology - Physics - 18.01.2010
Attacking the lifeline of tumour cells
Attacking the lifeline of tumour cells
A Finnish-Swiss team cracks the atomic structure of a major cancer drug target Researchers at Biomedicum Helsinki, Finland, and the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) in Villigen, Switzerland, have determined the crystal structure of the ligand-binding domain of a vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) receptor in complex with one of its ligands (VEGF-C).

Physics - Chemistry - 14.01.2010
Celebrating the fifth anniversary of Huygens Titan touchdown
Celebrating the fifth anniversary of Huygens? Titan touchdown 14 January 2010 Five years ago today, ESA‘s Huygens probe descended to the surface of Titan, Saturn's largest moon. Today planetary scientists from around the world have gathered in Barcelona to discuss the legacy of Huygens and to consider future Titan exploration missions.

Health - Physics - 12.01.2010
Startup at UCLA tech incubator to begin clinical trials for wireless body-monitoring system
MediSens Wireless, a startup company in UCLA's on-campus technology incubator at the California NanoSystems Institute, has obtained approval under federal Food and Drug Administration guidelines to b

Physics - Event - 10.01.2010
New Year’s Honours for Imperial staff
New Year’s Honours for Imperial staff
New Year?s Honours for Imperial staff Three leading figures recognised for contributions to science %0A " Monday 11 January 2010 By Abigail Smith The contributions to science and science communication of three leading figures at Imperial have been recognised in the 2010 New Year's Honours.

Chemistry - Physics - 10.01.2010
Quantum Computer Calculates Exact Energy of Molecular Hydrogen
Cambridge, Mass. January 10, 2010 - In an important first for a promising new technology, scientists have used a quantum computer to calculate the precise energy of molecular hydrogen.

Environment - Physics - 08.01.2010
LANL announces top 10 science stories of 2009
LANL announces top 10 science stories of 2009
Top 10 Laboratory science stories of 2009 based on global viewership of online media content and major programmatic milestones. Los Alamos achievements from supercomputing to biofuels Los Alamos, New Mexico, January 8, 2010—Los Alamos National Laboratory has identified the Top 10 Laboratory science stories of 2009 based on global viewership of online media content and major programmatic milestones.

Physics - Health - 07.01.2010
UCLA’s California NanoSystems Institute welcomes new startup to incubator space
Aneeve Nanotechnologies LLC has been selected to work in the UCLA on-campus Technology Incubator Program at the California NanoSystems Institute.

Physics - 06.01.2010
Massive Stars: Good Targets for Planet Hunts, Bad Targets for SETI
Boston - Harvard Most searches for planets around other stars, also known as exoplanets, focus on Sun-like stars.

Physics - 06.01.2010
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Boston - Harvard Most searches for planets around other stars, also known as exoplanets, focus on Sun-like stars.

Physics - Environment - 03.01.2010
Spectacular Mars images reveal evidence of ancient lakes
Spectacular Mars images reveal evidence of ancient lakes
Spectacular Mars images reveal evidence of ancient lakes Images reveal that Mars had lakes approvimately 3 billion years ago, which was a time previously thought too cold to sustain them %0A " Imperi

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