Archive: 01/20/2008

New technology sharpens X-ray vision

Researchers at the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) and the EPFL in Switzerland have developed a novel method for producing dark-field x-ray images at wavelengths used in typical medical and industrial imaging ...

dateJan 20, 2008 in Medical research
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DNA variations signal lupus risk

Scientists have pinpointed a set of common variations in human DNA that signal a higher risk for lupus in women who carry them. Some of these variations are more common in relatives of lupus patients, which may help future ...

dateJan 20, 2008 in Genetics
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Life-saving plants at risk of extinction

Hundreds of plants used to produce more than 50 percent of the world's prescription drugs are at risk of becoming extinct, researchers say.

dateJan 20, 2008 in
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