Archive: 07/12/2010

New discovery in nerve regrowth

Faculty of Medicine scientists have discovered a way to enhance nerve regeneration in the peripheral nervous system. This important discovery could lead to new treatments for nerve damage caused by diabetes or traumatic injuries. ...

dateJul 12, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Fibers that can hear and sing

For centuries, "man-made fibers" meant the raw stuff of clothes and ropes; in the information age, it's come to mean the filaments of glass that carry data in communications networks. But to Yoel Fink, an ...

dateJul 12, 2010 in Nanomaterials
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Researchers test green shopping scheme

(PhysOrg.com) -- Experts at The University of Manchester are to assess if ride-sharing could be a key weapon in the fight to make shopping more environmentally friendly.

dateJul 12, 2010 in Other
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Facebook installs 'panic button' for children

Facebook has joined forces with a child protection agency to create a "panic button" application on its site, it was announced Monday, as the social networking giant finally gave in to calls to do more to ...

dateJul 12, 2010 in Internet
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