Archive: 09/13/2009

50 million new patients? More primary docs a must

(AP) -- When Dr. Robert Flaherty launched a private practice in 2001, he soon found himself cramming in as many patients as possible to make ends meet, leaving little time to discuss with them the steps they could take to ...

dateSep 13, 2009 in Health
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Looking deeply into polymer solar cells

Researchers from the Eindhoven University of Technology and the University of Ulm have made the first high-resolution 3D images of the inside of a polymer solar cell. This gives them important new insights ...

dateSep 13, 2009 in Nanomaterials
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How stem cells make skin

Stem cells have a unique ability: when they divide, they can either give rise to more stem cells, or to a variety of specialised cell types. In both mice and humans, a layer of cells at the base of the skin ...

dateSep 13, 2009 in Biochemistry
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High-Res View of Zinc Transport Protein

(PhysOrg.com) -- How much difference can a tenth of a nanometer make? When it comes to figuring out how proteins work, an improvement in resolution of that miniscule amount can mean the difference between seeing where atoms ...

dateSep 13, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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When Nano May Not Be Nano

(PhysOrg.com) -- The same properties of nanoparticles that make them so appealing to manufacturers may also have negative effects on the environment and human health. However, little is known which particles ...

dateSep 13, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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