Archive: 14/04/2010

Beetles stand out using Avatar tech

( -- A new study suggests that jewel scarab beetles find each other -- and hide from their enemies -- using the same technology that creates the 3D effects for the blockbuster movie Avatar.

dateApr 14, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Knowing When Poultry Goes Foul

( -- Mom's trusty nose may be good, but researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have gone her one better by designing an instrument that quickly and precisely sniffs trace amounts of ...

dateApr 14, 2010 in Analytical Chemistry
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Anti-cancer Agent Stops Metastasis in its Tracks

( -- Like microscopic inchworms, cancer cells slink away from tumors to travel and settle elsewhere in the body. Now, researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College report in today’s online edition of the journal ...

dateApr 14, 2010 in Cancer
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