Archive: 10/10/2008

Is it a bird, is it a plane? No it's supercopter

(PhysOrg.com) -- Unmanned helicopters could soon be a key part of emergency relief operations, as well as bringing a new dimension to filmmaking, thanks to some innovative work done by European researchers.

Oct 10, 2008
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On the trail of a targeted therapy for blood cancers

Investigators from the Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research at the Indiana University School of Medicine are focusing on a family of blood proteins that they hope holds a key to decreasing the toxic ...

Oct 10, 2008
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Can genetic information be controlled by light?

Researchers at Kiel University have succeeded in showing that DNA strands differ in their light sensitivity depending on their base sequences. Their results are reported by Nina Schwalb and colleagues in the current issue ...

Oct 10, 2008
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Transparency in politics can lead to greater corruption

Why are some countries more prone to political corruption? Viviana Stechina from Uppsala University, Sweden, has investigated why corruption among the political elite was more extensive in Argentina than in Chile during ...

Oct 10, 2008
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