Archive: 12/04/2008

Researcher Links 'Silent Epidemic' to Hidden Pathogen

(PhysOrg.com) -- A North Carolina State University researcher has discovered that certain tick-borne bacteria may be responsible for some chronic and debilitating neurological illnesses in humans, particularly among people ...

Dec 04, 2008 4.5 / 5 (17) 1

Structure of a virulent pathogen revealed

(PhysOrg.com) -- Like high-profile politicians, pathogenic bacteria dispatch advance teams to make way for their arrival. But these bacterial agents don’t just secure a safe passage, as a Secret Service ...

Dec 04, 2008 5 / 5 (1) 0

Steampipe keeps electronics cool

(PhysOrg.com) -- The cooling of electronic components is playing an increasing role in the design process of electronic equipment such as mobile telephones, games computers and laptops. Wessel Wits, PhD student ...

Dec 04, 2008 4.2 / 5 (17) 6

Reversing the conventional DNA wisdom

(PhysOrg.com) -- The copying of DNA's master instructions into messenger molecules of RNA, a process known as DNA transcription, has always been thought to be a unidirectional process whereby a copying machine starts and ...

Dec 04, 2008 4.3 / 5 (18) 2