Archive: 02/13/2012

Pharmaceuticals from crab shells

The pharmaceutical NANA is 50 times more expensive than gold. Now it can be produced from chitin - a very cheap natural resource. The process was made possible by genetically modifying mold fungi.

dateFeb 13, 2012 in Biochemistry
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Lens produces hours of scientific work in seconds

A new form of microscope which can produce results in seconds rather than hours – dramatically speeding up the process of drug development - is being developed by researchers at the University of Strathclyde ...

dateFeb 13, 2012 in Other
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What we mean when we ask for the milk

New research into the different ways that English and Polish people use language in everyday family situations can help members of each community to understand each other better and avoid cultural misunderstandings.

dateFeb 13, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Independent group inspecting Apple suppliers

(AP) -- Apple said Monday that an independent group, the Fair Labor Association, has started inspecting the working conditions in the Chinese factories where its iPads and iPhones are assembled.

dateFeb 13, 2012 in Business
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