Archive: 11/14/2010

A new read on DNA sequencing

A new technique for reading the DNA code relies on a fundamental property of matter known as quantum tunneling, which operates at the subatomic scale. The current paper shows that single bases inside a DNA ...

dateNov 14, 2010 in Bio & Medicine
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New Saudi train ready to shuttle hajj pilgrims

The Mashair Railway, also known as Mecca Metro, rolls out on Sunday to serve pilgrims beginning the annual hajj rituals near the Muslim holy city, bringing a new solution to crowding.

dateNov 14, 2010 in Other
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Studies: Drug, device help treat heart failure

(AP) -- Millions of people with mild or moderate heart failure got good news Sunday, with studies showing a Pfizer drug and a device from Medtronic can boost survival and cut trips to the hospital by patients having trouble ...

dateNov 14, 2010 in Medical research
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