Thursday, November 29, 2012
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
color-glass condensate, a liquid-like wave of gluons that may result from the phenomenon of quantum entanglement.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Monday, November 12, 2012
failed "golden" test for supersymmetry whose model predicts this decay with much greater frequency than detected.
Saturday, November 10, 2012
new way to form glass from a liquid cooling past its melting temperature by the disordered arrangement of nickel-phosphorus polyhedra, the resulting substance classified as a glass by having the mechanical properties of a solid but the amorphous structure of a liquid.
Friday, November 9, 2012
mechanoreceptor nerve endings that give the animal an exceptional sense of touch sensitivity greater than human fingertips.
Thursday, November 8, 2012
unusual tomb of the ancient Egyptian princess Sheretnebty dating to 2500 B.C. was discovered in Abusir South, carved out of bedrock and surrounded by four non-royal high officials, with most of the Fifth Dynasty's royal family buried to the north.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
spade-toothed beaked whales (Mesoplodon traversii), a mother and calf, stranded themselves and died on a beach in New Zealand, the first time this species known only through partial skulls has been seen and examined as a complete specimen.
Monday, November 5, 2012
resist tumor growth and make them virtually immune to cancer, the former committing a "concerted cell death" when densities reach a certain level and the latter simply ceasing to grow beyond a certain cell density.
Friday, November 2, 2012
verified Cope's Rule that smaller animals always evolve into larger sizes with no upper limit, with exceptions for structural function between clades such as theropods (two legs) versus sauropods and ornithopods (four legs).