Archive: 04/17/2007

Researchers develop technique for bacteria crowd control

A surprising technique to concentrate, manipulate, and separate a wide class of swimming bacteria has been identified through a collaboration between researchers at Argonne National Laboratory, Illinois Institute ...

Apr 17, 2007
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Rotavirus can spread beyond the intestine

A new study in PLoS Medicine has shown that children who have rotavirus, a very common cause of diarrhea in children, and who have antigens (protein fragments from the surface of the virus) in their blood, also have infect ...

Apr 17, 2007
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A discovery that may lessen a health disparity

Mayo Clinic Cancer Center scientists, in collaboration with Chinese researchers, have isolated an enzyme that could be used to predict survival and recurrence rates for nasopharyngeal cancer -- a common cancer affecting people ...

Apr 17, 2007
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The Drive for Data Protection

Not finished with updating your organization's payroll for the day? No problem - just save the documents to a USB thumb drive, drop the drive in your briefcase, stick it in one of your family PC's USB slots and finish up ...

Apr 17, 2007
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Sage Adds to ACT Product Line

Sage has launched its Act by Sage Premium Dual Access, a single software license that allows small and midsize businesses, workgroups and sales teams to have constant online/offline access to their databases.

Apr 17, 2007
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Researchers: Botnets Getting Beefier

Botnets are moving to more resilient architectures and more sophisticated encryption that will make them even harder to track and fight, researchers say at HotBots, a Usenix event.

Apr 17, 2007
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Post oak grasshoppers emerging

They're not afraid of heights, they're voracious, and Dr. Spencer Behmer wants to know if you've seen them hanging out in oak trees or on your house. They're post oak grasshoppers, and Behmer, a Texas Agricultural Experiment ...

Apr 17, 2007
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