Archive: 20/02/2007

Do you hear what i see?

New research pinpoints specific areas in sound processing centers in the brains of macaque monkeys that shows enhanced activity when the animals watch a video.

dateFeb 20, 2007 in Medical research
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Detecting Radiation on Lunar and Mars Missions

Astronauts on lunar and Mars missions will need to continually assess their radiation risk and exposure. The faculty and midshipmen at the United States Naval Academy (USNA) are developing a small device to do exactly that, ...

dateFeb 20, 2007 in Engineering
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Labeling Cells with Magnetic Nanoparticles

Investigators at the German Cancer Research Center have developed silica-coated iron oxide nanoparticles that allow for cell tracking in a live animal using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). More sensitive methods for tracking ...

dateFeb 20, 2007 in Bio & Medicine
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Less is more for label readers, research shows

Apparently, most grocery-store goers shop for what they don’t want. Of course, they don’t want calories. But what about looking for the good stuff — the vitamins, nutrients, and other goodies listed on the side of the ...

dateFeb 20, 2007 in Other
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