Archive: 03/06/2008

Move over Galileo, it's Science 2.0

In a provocative article in this week’s Science Magazine, the University of Maryland’s Ben Shneiderman, one of the world’s leading researchers and innovators in human-computer interaction, says it’s time for the laboratory ...

Mar 06, 2008
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Sun's corona is both hot and kinky

Astrophysicists are having a heated debate over the wave structure of the Sun’s Corona - a debate which may one day influence solar weather forecasting and the theory behind fusion reactors.

Mar 06, 2008
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Engineered protein shows potential as a strep vaccine

A University of California, San Diego-led research team has demonstrated that immunization with a stabilized version of a protein found on Streptococcus bacteria can provide protection against Strep infections, which afflict ...

Mar 06, 2008
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Cooperation, punishment and revenge

Research from The University of Nottingham has shed new light on the way in which people co-operate for the common good — and what happens when they don’t.

Mar 06, 2008
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Researchers discover the structural alphabet of RNA

A team of bioinformaticians at the Université de Montréal (UdeM) report in the March 6th edition of Nature the discovery of a structural alphabet that can be used to infer the 3D structure of ribonucleic acid (RNA) from s ...

Mar 06, 2008
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Researcher develops power-packed soy breakfast cereal

Breakfast of champions? That would be a soy protein-packed, low-fat, high-fiber cereal that meets the requirements for three different FDA health claims and leaves you feeling full so you won’t be tempted to eat again until ...

Mar 06, 2008
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