Archive: 03/11/2008

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. ...

Mar 11, 2008
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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 ...

Mar 11, 2008
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Rare pygmy hippos photographed

British conservationists have captured photographs of two extremely rare pygmy hippos living in the wild in Liberia.

Mar 11, 2008
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British humor linked to genetics

Sarcasm and self-depreciation, hallmarks of British humor that don't always travel well, may be linked to genetics, a researcher said.

Mar 11, 2008
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US stands to lose a generation of young researchers

Five consecutive years of flat funding the budget of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is deterring promising young researchers and threatening the future of Americans’ health, a group of seven preeminent academic ...

Mar 11, 2008
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