Archive: 16/10/2013

Tracking viral DNA in the cell

Cell biologists and chemists from the University of Zurich reveal how viral DNA traffics in human cells. They have developed a new method to generate virus particles containing labeled viral DNA genomes. This allowed them ...

dateOct 16, 2013 in Cell & Microbiology
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Veeva Systems stock soars on debut

Shares of Veeva Systems Inc. are soaring in their trading debut Wednesday after the cloud-based software company raised about $261 million in its initial public offering.

dateOct 16, 2013 in Business
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Predicting health risks of everyday chemicals

Concern over the safety of everyday household products, such as baby bottles and soaps, has spurred a wide-ranging research effort into predicting the health risks of tens of thousands of chemicals. That's the topic of the ...

dateOct 16, 2013 in Other
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Birds on repeat: Do playbacks hurt fowl?

In the forests of Ecuador, plain-tailed wrens nest in bamboo thickets, singing complex and continuous melodies. Residing nearby are rufous antpittas, small, secretive birds that hop like thrushes and whistle in mossy forests. ...

dateOct 16, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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Software uses cyborg swarm to map unknown environs

(Phys.org) —Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed software that allows them to map unknown environments – such as collapsed buildings – based on the movement of a swarm of insect cyborgs, or ...

dateOct 16, 2013 in Engineering
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