Archive: 02/03/2011

Mathematicians design bone implants for the future

A team of mathematicians from The University of Queensland has helped design a prototype for a new generation of bone implants that could potentially reduce surgery and rehabilitation times, as well as provide a solution ...

Feb 03, 2011
4 / 5 (1) 1

New 3-D visual of intestinal growth promoting peptide

UCD Conway researchers have determined the 3-dimensional solution structure of glucagon-like peptide-2 (GLP-2) for the first time using nuclear magnetic resonance and molecular modelling. This visual was selected as the cover ...

Feb 03, 2011
not rated yet 0

STAR TRAK for February 2011

Jupiter will be the only bright planet visible as evening twilight fades during February, coming into view in the southwest. At mid-northern latitudes, this will be the last month until July when Jupiter will ...

Feb 03, 2011
5 / 5 (1) 0

US Senate beats back Obama health law repeal bid

President Barack Obama's Democratic allies in the US Senate defeated Wednesday a Republican push to repeal his landmark health care overhaul, likely leaving its fate in the hands of the courts.

Feb 03, 2011
not rated yet 0

Researchers criticize AIDS spending, stigma

(AP) -- Nearly 3 million lives have been saved by HIV/AIDS treatment but scare resources are being misspent and stigma is still keeping the most vulnerable from seeking help, according to a new book by researchers commissioned ...

Feb 03, 2011
not rated yet 0

Phosphorus: too much or too little?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Fertilizer is rarely an inspiration for an art show, but this week at Arizona State University (ASU), sustainability, fertilizer and phosphorus scarcity will provide fuel for creative vision.

Feb 03, 2011
3 / 5 (3) 0