Archive: 08/16/2010

New insights could mean better fish feeds

A better understanding of what happens in a fish's body when it eats could lead to the production of better fish feeds. Researchers at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, are hoping to contribute to more energy-efficient ...

dateAug 16, 2010 in Health
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Studies pinpoint key targets for MRSA vaccine

Two recent studies provide evidence for a new approach to vaccines to prevent infections caused by drug-resistant Staphylococcus aureus -- better known as MRSA - the leading cause of skin and soft tissue, bloodstream and lu ...

dateAug 16, 2010 in Medications
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Genes associated with aggressive breast cancer

Researchers at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have for the first time identified 12 genes that could be associated with aggressive breast tumours. The discovery could result in more reliable prognoses and better treatment ...

dateAug 16, 2010 in Cancer
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Climate change affects geographical range of plants

Researches at the University of Gothenburg have shown how climate change many million years ago has influenced the geographical range of plants by modelling climate preferences for extinct species. The method ...

dateAug 16, 2010 in Ecology
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A robot that identifies doors from their handles

The intelligent robots that appear in the movies have little relation to real life, although the tendency in current robotics to create machines that are as independent as possible is a fact. "The robot has to be aware of ...

dateAug 16, 2010 in Robotics
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