Archive: 08/07/2012

Bacteria branch out

(Phys.org) -- Streptomyces produce the majority of clinically useful antibiotics, yet we don’t fully understand how they grow. PhD student Antje Hempel has contributed to our understanding of this by ...

Aug 07, 2012
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Short-duration clock approach thwarts RFID attacks

(Phys.org) -- Security researchers and practitioners at the 21st USENIX Security Symposium in Bellevue, Washington, which starts on Wednesday, will learn how researchers have devised an hourglass technology ...

Aug 07, 2012 weblog
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Needed: a global bioinformatics system

A global information infrastructure is critical to making intelligent decisions about the grand challenge of rapid shifts occurring in the environment and life on Earth.

Aug 07, 2012
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Researchers solve plant sex cell mystery

(Phys.org) -- Although farmers have been manipulating plant germlines since the Neolithic, plant sex cells have stubbornly guarded the secret of their origin. The surprisingly simple answer – low oxygen ...

Aug 07, 2012
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Birds do better in 'agroforests' than on farms: study

Compared with open farmland, wooded "shade" plantations that produce coffee and chocolate promote greater bird diversity, although a new University of Utah study says forests remain the best habitat for tropical ...

Aug 07, 2012
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