Archive: 09/04/2008

Researchers map first plant-parasitic nematode genome sequence

( -- There are numerous plant-parasitic nematodes in the world, but only a handful are responsible for the largest part of an estimated $157 billion in agricultural damage globally every year. Nematodes are small ...

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Solid-state drive sets speed record

Engineers and researchers at the IBM Hursley development lab in England and Almaden Research Center in California have set a record in storage speed, outperforming the current rate by more than 250 percent. By combining Flash ...

dateSep 04, 2008 in Engineering
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Future of biology rests in harnessing data avalanche

( -- Like most sciences, biology is inundated with data. However, a group of researchers warns in a Nature feature that the avalanche of biological information is at the point where the discip ...

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Gait may be associated with orgasmic ability

A new study found that trained sexologists could infer a woman's history of vaginal orgasm by observing the way she walks. The study is published in the September 2008 issue of The Journal of Sexual Medicine, the official journa ...

dateSep 04, 2008 in Medical research
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