Archive: 10/01/2011

Desert dust puzzle solved

(PhysOrg.com) -- Pioneering measurements by University of Reading scientists are helping to unravel a mystery over strange properties of atmospheric dust.

dateJan 10, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Avian flu vaccine on the brink

A collaboration between BBSRC and STFC-funded scientists has been using a new form of low energy microscopy to observe how poxviruses interact with components inside live cells. Genetically modified fowlpox viruses have been ...

dateJan 10, 2011 in Medical research
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Shining light on graphene sensors

National Physical Laboratory, together with an international team of scientists, have published research showing how light can be used to control graphene's electrical properties. This advance is an important step towards ...

dateJan 10, 2011 in Nanophysics
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Cancer cell survival is not 'miR-ly' dependent on p53

Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is a common type of skin cancer. In this paper, Leif Ellisen and colleagues at Mass General Hospital investigated the p53-related proteins p63 and p73 in SCC cells, and discovered a feedback ...

dateJan 10, 2011 in Cancer
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