Archive: 10/15/2010

New beam source for Brookhaven accelerators

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new source of ions will soon be the starting point for the beams entering two major research facilities at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory - the Relativistic ...

Oct 15, 2010
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Pregnant women urged to get flu vaccine

The Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS), a nonprofit organization based at the University of California, San Diego, with affiliates across North America, urges pregnant women to receive the influenza ...

Oct 15, 2010
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First babies born from genetic screening study

Two women taking part in the world's first controlled study of a comprehensive genetic screening test before IVF have given birth to healthy babies. The babies, twin girls born in Germany in June and a singleton boy born ...

Oct 15, 2010
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New tool to map malaria developed

Malaria kills an estimated 1 million people each year, but humans aren't the only animals under attack. Birds also contract the disease through mosquito bites. SF State biologists have been studying malaria ...

Oct 15, 2010
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Jefferson Lab cluster tops 100 teraflops

The fastest computer system in Hampton Roads has booted up with more than 100 Teraflops of processing power. Located at the Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, the cluster computer system ...

Oct 15, 2010
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