Archive: 11/14/2008

NPL unveils new equipment to make cancer treatment safer

A new piece of medical technology unveiled at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) today will help improve the success rates of radiotherapy cancer treatments. The new clinical electron linear accelerator (linac) will help ...

Nov 14, 2008
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Researchers break world record for drive systems

In future it can be expected that the drill used in material processing will become even faster and the compressor used for vehicles and airplanes even more compact. In order to drive these rotary applications ...

Nov 14, 2008
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Traffic pollution worsens symptoms in asthmatic children

Traffic pollution, especially in cities, adversely affects respiratory health in children with asthma. A study published in BioMed Central's open access journal Respiratory Research has found that in this vulnerable group, ...

Nov 14, 2008
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Novel regulatory step during HIV replication

A previously unknown regulatory step during human immunodeficiency (HIV) replication provides a potentially valuable new target for HIV/AIDS therapy, report researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and the ...

Nov 14, 2008
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Lessons from the past can clarify banking crisis

Stricter regulation of the financial services sector is likely to result from the latest upheaval in national and global markets. It is being demanded by politicians of all parties while the Financial Services Authority, ...

Nov 14, 2008
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Nanotube Construction Set

(PhysOrg.com) -- Organic nanotubes could make rapid strides as functional nanomaterials in a new approach to nanoelectronics and biomedicine, as they can be made of easily varied and modified building blocks.

Nov 14, 2008
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