giovedì 30 luglio 2015
martedì 21 luglio 2015
It is official: buckminsterfullerenes or “buckyballs” (spherical molecules made up of 60 carbon atoms) exist in our galaxy, the Milky Way. The new, unambiguous, confirmation, from researchers at the University of Basel in Switzerland not only confirms a 20-year old theory prediction but also indicates that C60 might be ubiquitous in space.
sabato 18 luglio 2015
The novel imaging method, developed by an international team from the US, Korea and Australia will allow researchers to investigate the 3D structure of these miniscule particles for the first time.
lunedì 13 luglio 2015
In Self/Less, a science-fiction thriller to be released in the U.S. today, July 10, 2015, Damian Hale, an extremely wealthy aristocrat (Ben Kingsley) dying from cancer, undergoes a $250 million radical medical procedure at a lab called Phoenix Biogenic in Manhattan to have his consciousness transferred into the body of a healthy young man (Ryan Reynolds).
sabato 11 luglio 2015
This illustration shows Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron (white) living on cells in the gut (large pink spheres) and being activated by chemical signals (small green dots) to express specific genes. The glowing bacteria are encoding light-generating proteins (Janet Iwasa)
UNO DEI BATTERI più comuni nell'intestino umano è stato riprogrammato geneticamente e dotato di sensori, circuiti e memorie artificiali che potranno essere usati per diagnosticare e curare 'in loco' patologie come il tumore del colon o le malattie infiammatorie intestinali.
venerdì 10 luglio 2015
domenica 5 luglio 2015
"Snapshots" of ultrafast rotating nitrogen molecules at a hundred billion per second (femtosecond = a quadrillionth part of one second) CREDIT: IMS/NINS
giovedì 2 luglio 2015
A 15 year old boy has become the youngest in Britain to get himself microchipped, it has been reported. The cyborg teen Bryon Wake, told reporters how he injected himself with the chip, which is smaller than a grain of rice, while his parents were downstairs.