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Chemistry - Environment - 04.03.2010
For California vintners, it’s not easy being green
"Green" labels do not pack the same wallop for California wines that they do for low-energy appliances, organically grown produce and other environmentally friendly products, but it's not because there's anything wrong with the wine, a new UCLA-led study has found.

Health - Chemistry - 03.03.2010
LANL gets young women involved in math and science at 31st Expanding Your Horizons Conference April 6
LANL gets young women involved in math and science at 31st Expanding Your Horizons Conference April 6
LANL gets young women involved in math and science at 31st Expanding Your Horizons Conference April 6 Teacher conference also planned LOS ALAMOS, New Mexico, March 4, 2010—Los Alamos National Laboratory is again cosponsoring the Expanding Your Horizons in Math and Science?

Chemistry - Physics - 03.03.2010
A simpler way to make micromachines
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Microelectromechanical devices gave us the Wii and the digital projector. MIT researchers have found a way to manufacture them by stamping them on plastic, opening up the possibility of coating large areas with tiny sensors.

Life Sciences - Chemistry - 28.02.2010
Novel MRI sensor provides molecular view of the brain
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. " MIT neuroscientists have designed a new MRI sensor that responds to the neurotransmitter dopamine, an achievement that may significantly improve the specificity and resolution of future brain imaging procedures.

Physics - Chemistry - 25.02.2010
UCLA 'dark matter' conference highlights new research on mysterious cosmic substance
UCLA ’dark matter’ conference highlights new research on mysterious cosmic substance
Dark matter, for more than 70 years as mysterious and unknowable a subject to science as the legendary island of Atlantis has been to history, is bringing 140 scientists from the U.S.

Chemistry - Physics - 24.02.2010
Hodgkin gets stamp of approval
Hodgkin gets stamp of approval
It's great to see that Oxford's Dorothy Hodgkin is honoured in a new set of Royal Mail stamps celebrating the 350th anniversary of the Royal Society.

Life Sciences - Chemistry - 24.02.2010
Mosses, deep-frozen
In the Life Sciences the safe long-term storage of living materials such as cells or whole organisms as well as their worldwide exchange between research groups is becoming more and more important.

Chemistry - Health - 17.02.2010
Compostable Plastics Have a Sweet Ending
Compostable Plastics Have a Sweet Ending
Compostable Plastics Have a Sweet Ending New degradable plastic could be used in food packaging - %0A " EPSRC News Release Wednesday 17 February 2010 Food packaging and other disposable plastic items could soon be composted at home along with organic waste thanks to a new sugar-based polymer.

Physics - Chemistry - 17.02.2010
Most precise test yet of Einstein's gravitational redshift
Most precise test yet of Einstein's gravitational redshift
BERKELEY — While airplane and rocket experiments have proved that gravity makes clocks tick more slowly — a central prediction of Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity — a new experiment in an atom interferometer measures this slowdown 10,000 times more accurately than before, and finds it to be exactly what Einstein predicted.

Chemistry - Physics - 16.02.2010
Nanotech discovery may green chemical manufacturing
A new nanotech catalyst developed by McGill University Chemists Chao-Jun Li, Audrey Moores and their colleagues offers industry an opportunity to reduce the use of expensive and toxic heavy metals.

Chemistry - Life Sciences - 15.02.2010
[eng] Cartilage Replacement Using the Body"s Own Cells: Fast, Affordable and a Perfect Fit
BIOSS researcher investigates new engineering strategies for cartilage-implants Freiburg, 15.02.2010 Injuries to joints and cartilage can have serious consequences, including osteoarthritis.

Chemistry - Life Sciences - 15.02.2010
Columbia Students Take Top Honors at Science Competition
Columbia University students have earned top honors at the Sara and Frank McKnight Prize in Undergraduate Sciences competition.

Physics - Chemistry - 14.02.2010
Digging Deep into Diamonds, Applied Physicists Advance Quantum Science and Technology
Cambridge, Mass. February 14, 2010 - By creating diamond-based nanowire devices, a team at Harvard has taken another step towards making applications based on quantum science and technology possible.

Physics - Chemistry - 12.02.2010
New fiber nanogenerators could lead to electric clothing
New fiber nanogenerators could lead to electric clothing
BERKELEY — In research that gives literal meaning to the term "power suit," University of California, Berkeley, engineers have created energy-scavenging nanofibers that could one day be woven into clothing and textiles.

Event - Chemistry - 10.02.2010
Departments recognised for women-friendly work practices give advice on how to win a Silver SWAN
Departments recognised for women-friendly work practices give advice on how to win a Silver SWAN
Departments recognised for women-friendly work practices give advice on how to win a Silver SWAN Last year's winners reflect on their awards, acknowledging good employment practises for women in scie

Chemistry - Social Sciences - 10.02.2010

Health - Chemistry - 09.02.2010
Cyber sleuths face off
Cyber sleuths face off
Hacking skills put to the test in week of hands-on cyber warfare training LOS ALAMOS, New Mexico, February 10, 2010—Cyber-security first responders will be put to the test in an upcoming training-and-competition event hosted by Los Alamos and Sandia national laboratories.

Physics - Chemistry - 05.02.2010
Electrons on the brink: Fractal patterns may be key to semiconductor magnetism
Electrons on the brink: Fractal patterns may be key to semiconductor magnetism
On the brink of the metal-insulator transition, the electrons in a manganese-doped gallium arsenide semiconductor are distributed across the surface of the material in complex, fractal-like patterns. These shapes are visible in this electron map, where the colors red, orange and yellow indicate areas on the surface of the semiconductor where electrons are most likely to be found at a given point in time.

Physics - Chemistry - 04.02.2010
Cars of the future could be powered by their bodywork thanks to new battery technology
Cars of the future could be powered by their bodywork thanks to new battery technology
Cars of the future could be powered by their bodywork thanks to new battery technology Scientists develop new composite material that could revolutionise car design and manufacturing %0A " For Immedi

Chemistry - 04.02.2010
New technique for analysing the chemistry of ancient oceans could reveal facts about early Earth
New technique for analysing the chemistry of ancient oceans could reveal facts about early Earth
New technique for analysing the chemistry of ancient oceans could reveal facts about early Earth Dr Rosalind Coggon talks about the importance of her technique in an audio interview %0A " Friday 5 Fe

Physics - Chemistry - 04.02.2010
MIT researchers build first germanium laser
Boston - MIT CAMBRIDGE, Mass. ? MIT researchers have demonstrated the first laser built from germanium that can emit wavelengths of light useful for optical communications.

Economics / Business - Chemistry - 03.02.2010
Top quality graduate students flock to UC Berkeley despite budget woes
Despite a budget shortfall, hiring freeze and higher fees, the University of California, Berkeley, continues to attract more and higher quality graduate students, according to new data from the campus's Graduate Division.

Chemistry - 28.01.2010
Top of the Table. Period...
Top of the Table. Period...
PA169/08 They are the unlikely new stars of YouTube - from Sodium and Helium to Lithium, Oxygen, Hydrogen and Argon.

Chemistry - Economics / Business - 28.01.2010

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.

Life Sciences - Chemistry - 27.01.2010
First look: Princeton researchers peek into deepest recesses of human brain
            At left: Horizontal (left) and vertical (right) slices of brain show increased blood flow (red region) in brainstem (VTA or ventral tegmental area) in measurements made by functional magnetic resonance imaging.

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 - 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.

Health - Chemistry - 27.01.2010
Vitamin D supplements could fight Crohn’s disease
Montreal - McGill Montreal, January 27, 2010 " A new study has found that Vitamin D, readily available in supplements or cod liver oil, can counter the effects of Crohn"s disease.

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

Life Sciences - Chemistry - 26.01.2010
Evolution's new wrinkle: Proteins with cruise control provide new perspective
Princeton researchers Herschel Rabitz (left) and Raj Chakrabarti are part of a team that has made a discovery extending Darwin's theory of evolution.

Life Sciences - Chemistry - 26.01.2010
Walter Kauzmann, chemistry pioneer, dies at 92
Walter Kauzmann, whose deep insights into the water-loathing properties of greasy molecules paved the way for the modern study of proteins, has died at age 92.

Environment - Chemistry - 26.01.2010
EPA Administrator Jackson to discuss economy's impact on environmental priorities
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson will speak on "Environmental Justice in the 21st Century, A Bipartisan Approach" in a lecture at 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 8, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, on the Princeton University campus.

Environment - Chemistry - 25.01.2010
Princeton senior Henry Barmeier wins Rhodes Scholarship
Princeton - Princeton Princeton senior Henry Barmeier has been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship for graduate study at the University of Oxford.

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 - 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.

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 - 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.

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.

Life Sciences - Chemistry - 08.01.2010
[eng] Micro RNAs make Genes shut up
Freiburg i.Br. Universität Freiburg RNA molecules are the mobile messengers of genes. They carry information on the production of proteins from the DNA to the ribosomes.

Event - Chemistry - 06.01.2010
Scientists´ breakthrough in production of biofuels
Scientists´ breakthrough in production of biofuels
A team of scientists from the University of Sheffield have scooped an international award in recognition of their work on an innovative device which will make the production of alternative biofuels more energy efficient.

Physics - Chemistry - 05.01.2010

Health - Chemistry - 22.12.2009
New genes for lung disease discovered
New genes for lung disease discovered
New genes for lung disease discovered Study reveals genes linked to lung function - %0A > Under strict embargo until: 18.00 (GMT) Sunday 13 December 2009 Scientists have discovered five genetic variants that are associated with the health of the human lung.
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