Archive: 12/14/2010

The stemness of cancer cells

A close collaboration between researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and the Institute for Advanced Study found that the tumor suppressor p53, long thought of as the "Guardian of the Genome," ...

Dec 14, 2010
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Vaccine boosts your immune system

Researchers at BRIC, the University of Copenhagen, have discovered for the first time a protein normally found in the body that can act to prevent chronic tissue inflammation. When administered in the form ...

Dec 14, 2010
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Single quantum dot nanowire photodetectors

Moving a step closer toward quantum computing, a research team in the Netherlands recently fabricated a photodetector based on a single nanowire, in which the active element is a single quantum dot with a ...

Dec 14, 2010
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Health-conscious future could stem from smartphones

The latest smartphones are equipped with a range of technologies that can pinpoint your location. It's only a matter of time before they'll also be able to detect your every movement, says Reetika Gupta, assistant professor ...

Dec 14, 2010
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