Archive: 11/1/2010

Nanoshells aid in killing breast tumors

Using tiny gold "nanoshells" to deliver just a little heat to breast tumor cells already treated with radiation boosts the killing potential of the treatment - not just shrinking the tumor but killing the cancer stem cells, ...

Nov 01, 2010
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NPL builds long range alpha detector

The UK's National Physical Laboratory (NPL) has developed a new portable radiation detector that can assess the safety of potentially contaminated areas far quicker than current methods. The prototype was ...

Nov 01, 2010
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Population ignorance in Australia, survey shows

Australia is growing rapidly and many Australians are worried about this. But evidence from social surveys shows that few of them know much about demographic fundamentals says Swinburne University sociologist Associate Professor ...

Nov 01, 2010
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