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Over half of inhaled diesel soot gets deposited in lungs

Soot particles contained in the exhaust from diesel-fuelled vehicles, wood fires and coal-driven power stations is not only a scourge for the climate but also for human health Continue reading “Over half of inhaled diesel soot gets deposited in lungs” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, June 26th, 2012
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Microscopic diamonds in detergents help remove stains more effectively

Adding small amounts of nanodiamonds ? pieces of carbon less than a ten-thousandth of the diameter of a human hair Continue reading “Microscopic diamonds in detergents help remove stains more effectively” More...

By BioNews On Saturday, June 23rd, 2012
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New device to produce energy from sea waves

Researchers from the University of Beira Interior in Portugal have designed and simulated a new energy conversion device that can convert sea wave motion into electrical energy Continue reading “New device More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 21st, 2012
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Its official! `Doubly magic` Tin-100 has fastest beta decay of all atomic nuclei

According to the shell model of nuclear physics, 50 is a “magic number” that gives rise to special properties Continue reading “Its official! `Doubly magic` Tin-100 has fastest beta decay of all atomic More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 14th, 2012
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NASA’s WMAP satellite finds no evidence of`knots` in space

Theories of the primordial Universe predict the existence of knots in the fabric of space – known as cosmic textures Continue reading “NASA’s WMAP satellite finds no evidence of`knots` in space” More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, June 13th, 2012
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Magnetic fields decelerate stars

The existence of a magnetic effect that could explain why solar-like stars spin very slowly at the end of their lifetime has been proved Continue reading “Magnetic fields decelerate stars” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, June 12th, 2012
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ESO set to build world’s biggest telescope

The ESO Council has approved the start of the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT) Programme — the world’s biggest eye on the sky – at its meeting in Garching, Germany Continue reading “ESO More...

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By BioNews On Saturday, March 10th, 2012
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China builds nuclear waste processor

A company has started building the first China-made reactor to process radioactive nuclear Continue reading “China builds nuclear waste processor” »  More...

Illustration of a proton-proton collision which might have produced a Higgs particle, recorded at the ATLAS detector. Shortly after its emergence, the Higgs boson converts into four particles, which can be found in the detector. (ill.: ATLAS Experiment)
By BioNews On Friday, January 6th, 2012
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First hint of the Higgs boson particle

Particle physicists at Mainz University are excited: 50 years after its prediction, the Higgs boson gradually takes shape Continue reading “First hint of the Higgs boson particle” »  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, December 14th, 2011
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Epic `God particle` discovery now ‘closer than ever’

Holy Grail of high-energy physics — the predicted but elusive Higgs boson — is almost within reach, according to CERN Physicists Continue reading “Epic `God particle` discovery now ‘closer than ever’” More...