Archive: 17/04/2008

Wanted: 40,000 more health IT professionals

If the U.S. healthcare system moves toward wider adoption of advanced information technology systems to control health care costs, reduce medical errors and improve patient care, it will need at least 40,000 additional health ...

dateApr 17, 2008 in Other
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Ceramic, heal thyself

A new computer simulation has revealed a self-healing behavior in a common ceramic that may lead to development of radiation-resistant materials for nuclear power plants and waste storage.

dateApr 17, 2008 in Condensed Matter
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Mind the gap: Indigenous lives improving, but too slowly

Ahead of this weekend’s 2020 Summit academics from The Australian National University are warning research shows significant changes need to be made to Indigenous affairs policy to ‘close the gaps’ but the “narrative ...

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The Moon and the Magnetotail

Behold the full Moon. Ancient craters and frozen lava seas lie motionless under an airless sky of profound quiet. It's a slow-motion world where even a human footprint may last millions of years. Nothing ever seems to happen ...

dateApr 17, 2008 in Space Exploration
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Scientists deconstruct process of bacterial division

Duke University researchers have made a major advance in understanding how bacteria divide. This could lead to new antibiotic treatments that prevent dangerous bacteria from multiplying.

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Protein role in meiosis re-evaluated by researchers

Proteins that control cell division play a far more nuanced role than researchers previously thought in the process that gives rise to reproductive cells, according to new findings by MIT biologists.

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