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Nanotube Supply Glut Claims First Victim
Bayer Material Science closes carbon nanotube production to focus on core business
Invasive species: ''away-field advantage'' weaker than ecologists thought
For decades, ecologists have assumed the worst invasive species-such as brown tree snakes and kudzu-have an "away-field advantage." They succeed because they do better in their new territories than they do at home. A new study reveals that this fundamental assumption is not nearly as common as peopl...
New smartphone application improves colonoscopy preparation
(Digestive Disease Week) The use of a smartphone application significantly improves patients'' preparation for a colonoscopy, according to new research presented today at Digestive Disease Week?. The study, which was conducted by the gastroenterologists of Arizona Digestive Health in Phoenix, featur...
Antarctic Neutrino Observatory Detects Unexplained High-Energy Particles
Hot on the heels of detecting the two highest-energy neutrinos ever observed, scientists working with a mammoth particle detector buried in ice near the South Pole unveiled preliminary data showing that they also registered the signal of 26 additional high-energy neutrinos. The newfound neutrinos ar...
NASA''s Planet-Hunting Kepler Telescope Will Have Long Legacy, Despite Big Glitch
NASA''s Kepler has revolutionized exoplanet science, researchers say.