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Uniform tungsten trimers stand and deliver

...r level. "Commercial catalysts are like a gravel pile with many sizes of rocks. Some rocks are purple; some are blue. Some do one thing; some do another. But, our system has all the same size rocks," White said. The model system ?in which all the molecular clusters are the same size, are evenly dispers...

South Pacific plant may be missing link in evolution of flowering plants

...rset, Anglesey and Cornwall, might be at risk from pile driving. The frequency range of pile driving noise could interfere with their ability to communicate, find food and avoid predators. This...

Dolphins at risk

...rset, Anglesey and Cornwall, might be at risk from pile driving. The frequency range of pile driving noise could interfere with their ability to communicate, find food and avoid predators. This...

Study may help slay 'Yellow Monster'

...ion of soil and water from a large uranium tailing pile near her hometown. But now she wonders about the ongoing health problems of her uncle who worked in the uranium mine at Shiprock. And she worries about others living in the area. "My parents still live there and drink the water," she noted. There'...

Stanford/Packard scientist's data-mining technique strikes genetic gold

...ble information will simply be lost as the results pile up. The National Institutes of Health recently funded the National Center for Biomedical Ontology, a consortium led by Stanford professor Mark Musen, MD, PhD, to develop ontologies to allow scientists to describe their data in standardized ways. "Al...

Researchers find ways to turn manure into power

...al feedlots." Large bulk samples from the compost pile that came from the paved pens will be tested further in a small-scale combustion testing project in College Station. These test results will focus on using pulverized manure samples as reburn fuel in a secondary combustion chamber to lower the nitro...

India's smoking gun: Dino-killing eruptions

...bs) were obliterated. The Deccan Traps are a huge pile of basaltic lava extending over more than 500,000 square kilometers. Its original volume likely exceeded 2 to 3 million cubic kilometers, says Chenet. The entire volcanic episode that created the traps took place over about one million years. The sou...

The making and breaking of microtubules

...geable site) polymerization occurs: tubulin dimers pile onto the protofilaments, and the microtubule grows. But through hydrolysis (the word means "water splitting"), GTP readily changes to a different nucleotide, guanosine diphosphate, or GDP. GDP-bound tubulin depolymerizes the microtubule by curling up...

Small species back-up giant marsupial climate change extinction claim

...cott Hocknull added: "We're not just digging up a pile of old bones. These amazing fossil deposits are providing us with the key to understanding Australia's past, something integral when developing long term strategies for a sustainable future." ...

Multi-purpose protein regulates new protein synthesis and immune cell development

... the ER for processing. When too many amino acids pile up in the ER membrane, or when something goes wrong with the folding process, the entire system can get clogged with unfolded proteins. To prevent this, the cell activates the unfolded protein response (UPR). "The UPR has three main aspects," Kaufma...

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