Archive: 11/03/2008

Genetic analysis reveals range of Rett syndrome

The first comprehensive analysis of the clinical effects of genetic mutations involved in Rett syndrome will enable affected families to receive a more accurate indication of their child’s prognosis.

dateMar 11, 2008 in Genetics
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Europe to build state of the art laboratory

One of the great ongoing challenges of astrophysics, to find out how stars evolve and die, is to be tackled in an ambitious European research programme. This will involve studying in the laboratory over 25 critical nuclear ...

dateMar 11, 2008 in General Physics
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Clean diesels

Modern diesel cars are not only quieter than their predecessors but also release considerably fewer exhaust fumes into the atmosphere. The filters for heavy-duty, construction and off-road vehicles are not yet state-of-the-art. ...

dateMar 11, 2008 in Engineering
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Lego system for production facilities

Things that work on a small scale are not necessarily as successful on a large one. It takes a lot of patience and money to scale up analytical or therapeutic processes from the laboratory to industrial manufacture. A new ...

dateMar 11, 2008 in Engineering
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Structure reveals how cells 'sugar-coat' proteins

Biologists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory, Stony Brook University, and the University of Wurzburg, Germany, have deciphered the structure of a large protein complex responsible for adding ...

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