Thursday, September 27, 2012
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Indo-Australian plate and the possible formation of a new tectonic structure for the region.
Monday, September 24, 2012
keratin proteins in the human eye have remarkably strong and versatile antimicrobial properties, possibly providing an easily manufactured and biocompatible line of low-cost therapeutic drugs.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
artificial beeswax filling perfectly filling a cavity on a cracked canine tooth, the oldest known example of Neolithic dentistry.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Roman poolside mosaic of some 1600 square feet has been unearthed in a freshly plowed farmer's field in the city of Antiochia ad Cragum in southern Turkey, likely dating back to the third or fourth century A.D.
Monday, September 17, 2012
astronomical unit (AU), traditionally found through a parallax calculation or one transforming angular measurements with a Gaussian constant, and have unanimously adopted the fixed linear value of exactly 149,597,870,700 meters.
Sunday, September 16, 2012
unknown degradation process between paint and protective varnish in Van Gogh's painting, Flowers in a blue vase, a reaction between the cadmium sulphide in the paint and lead ions in the varnish to form an opaque anglesite (PbSO4) and cadmium oxalate (CdC2O4).
Saturday, September 15, 2012
Roman military fortification in Germany has been found southeast of the city of Trier in the Hunsrueck region, presumably built during Julius Caesar's Gallic War in the late 50s B.C. and providing a rich repository of soldiers' artifacts from this historically significant period.
Friday, September 14, 2012
atomic force microscopy (AFM) to take single-molecule images so detailed that the types of atomic bonds and local distortions in atomic arrangement can be seen.
Monday, September 10, 2012
odor-sensing capability than other species with four to five time more odor receptors than flying insects such as moths, mosquitoes and honeybees.
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Greyfriars church, the final resting place of King Richard III, who was buried here in 1485 after his death in the Battle of Bosworth Field.
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
huge volcanic eruptions causing extinctions of life on the ocean floor and potentially compromising land-based species prior to the larger event.