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New Clues Add 40,000 Years to Age of Human Species

...ays McDougall. “The pumice clasts are produced by explosive volcanic eruptions, and the rocks were probably carried to the Lake Turkana basin soon after, providing a time stamp for nearby sediments,?he adds. The results revealed how long ago the eruption occurred: roughly 196,000 years. "This provided an un...

Researchers discover underwater volcano

... coastal communities. Such hazards may include the explosive reaction between red-hot lava and seawater, or tsunamis that may be caused by the collapse of the newly built volcano. "It is a good idea for us to keep our eyes on this area, but there is no real reason for concern about immediate danger," said Sta...

Amazon symposium to address large-scale conservation

...s to world markets as it creates new corridors for explosive frontier expansion. These mounting threats to the Amazon require large-scale, integrated approaches to conservation that cross traditional disciplinary boundaries. Large-scale conservation of the greater Amazon Basin region will depend upon (1) conse...

World-first technology enables study of ancient bacteria

...nstable; this causes instability of the sea and an explosive mixture of air and methane above. Any ships or planes travelling over the area could sink or catch fire. "So ancient, deep-sediment bacteria may be a key to sustainable energy in the future and to explaining a few disasters," said Professor Parkes. ...

Researchers discover how malaria parasite disperses from red blood cells

...ites, also break apart. The entire process has an explosive appearance, dispersing the merozoites some distance from the cell. During the release, Dr. Zimmerberg explained, the cell membrane appears to collapse inward upon itself and fragment into pieces. One previous theory held that the red blood cells ...

Researchers Create DNA-Based Sensors for Nano-Tongues and Nano-Noses

...to detect, whether it is a molecule wafting off an explosive device or the protein byproduct of a cancerous growth," Johnson said. Researchers involved in the project include Cristian Staii, a graduate student in the Department of Physics and Astronomy in Penn's School of Arts and Sciences; Michelle Chen, a g...

New partnership to clear landmines for African Elephants

... balance and human livelihood, landmines and other explosive remnants of war must be cleared from critical parts of the Kaza TFCA to restore safe passage from northern Botswana through Namibia's Caprivi Strip and into Angola and Zambia. Following a demining effort, elephants will naturally re-establish themsel...

T-rays: New imaging technology spotlighted by American Chemical Society

...characterization of genetic material, detect a C-4 explosive hidden in the mail, and help researchers understand the complex dynamics involved in protein folding. Schmuttenmaer's research uses THz technology to determine characteristics of photo-excited reactions, information that cannot be acquired with any...

York researchers develop pollution-busting plants to clean up contaminated land

...d if we can redeploy the enzyme which degrades the explosive making it harmless, it combines the capabilities of soil bacteria with the high biomass and uptake properties in plants "We are using an enzyme already existing in the soil but putting it into a more efficient machine to biodegrade the RDX. It is a ...

There's something fishy about human brain evolution

...created the necessary physiological conditions for explosive brain growth," says Dr. Cunnane, a metabolic physiologist at the University of Sherbrooke in Sherbrooke, Quebec. The evolutionary growth in hominid brain size remains a mystery and a major point of contention among anthropologists. Our brains weigh ...

Rice scientists unveil 'nanoegg'

... spot. "The field of nanophotonics is undergoing explosive growth, as researchers gain greater and greater sophistication in the design and manipulation of light-active nanostructures," said LANP Director Naomi Halas, the Stanley C. Moore Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and professor of chem...

Nanosecond-scale release of stinging jellyfish nematocysts

...h-speed camera, researchers have characterized the explosive discharge of stinging jellyfish nematocytes and show that this event represents one of the fastest cellular processes in nature. The research is reported by Thomas Holstein of the University of Heidelberg and his colleagues in the May 9th issue of Cu...

Complexity constrains evolution of human brain genes

Despite the explosive growth in size and complexity of the human brain, the pace of evolutionary change among the thousands of genes expressed in brain tissue has actually slowed since the split, millions of years ago, between human and chimpanzee, an international resear...

Detecting explosives with honeybees

...ng tool in the fight against the use of improvised explosive devices, or IEDs, which present a critical vulnerability for American military troops abroad and is an emerging danger for civilians worldwide. By studying bee behavior and testing and improving on technologies already on the market, Los Alamos sci...

'Allergy cells' can aggravate cancer and psoriasis

...oms, such as swelling, congestion and itching. The explosive reactions are activated when an allergen (such as pollen particles) binds to receptors on the surface of the mast cell, which then opens and secretes part of its contents. In the past few years it has emerged that mast cells, which are a type of im...

Researchers identify new weapon to fight deadly bacterial sepsis

... Epidemiologists blame this large increase on the explosive rise in antibiotic-resistant bacteria caused by overuse of antibiotics as well as on the increasing numbers of people living with immune systems weakened by HIV, using immune-suppressive therapy for organ and bone marrow transplants, and receiving hi...

T-ray breakthrough could make detecting disease far easier

...ons like endoscopic probing for cancerous cells or explosive detection. "This is a significant development...tant implications for disease detection or finding explosive that are hidden." ...

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