Archive: 12/10/2012

New biomaterial gets 'sticky' with stem cells

(Phys.org)—Just like the bones that hold up your body, your cells have their own scaffolding that holds them up. This scaffolding, known as the extracellular matrix, or ECM, not only props up cells but ...

dateDec 10, 2012 in Polymers
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Tool to detect early-stage tumours

An optical-fibre sensor that will help detect and diagnose cancers early is being developed by researchers at Swinburne University of Technology. Cancer remains a leading cause of death worldwide, with half of the nation's men - ...

dateDec 10, 2012 in Engineering
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New media? Why social media is just like television

Over the last seven days, social media journalists did an admirable job of documenting what may go down as a historic week in media. Covering the conflict between Instagram and Twitter, Matt Buchanan adroitly observed the ...

dateDec 10, 2012 in Internet
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Machines with built-in copy protection

Pirated goods cost German industry billions, and expensive industrial goods like machining systems are becoming a growing target. Scientists are turning the tables on the forgers by studying their methods ...

dateDec 10, 2012 in Software
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NBC Sports partners with Yahoo for content deal

(AP)—NBC Sports Group and Yahoo announced a content and promotional deal that combines the website's sports reporting, college recruitment content and fantasy sports material with its partner's digital assets and television ...

dateDec 10, 2012 in Business
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