Archive: 04/20/2007

British dentists warned of vCJD risk

British dentists are being told not to re-use dental instruments from root canals because it could put patients at risk for mad cow disease.

Apr 20, 2007
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Medical Textiles No Longer for 'External Use Only'

If you’ve ever had a broken arm – or a paper cut – you probably appreciated the healing role textiles played in your recovery. New types of materials are now being used to treat internal illnesses and injuries, making ...

Apr 20, 2007
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How cells deal with uncertainty

Researchers at McGill University have found that cells respond to their ever-changing environment in a way that mimics the optimal mathematical approach to doing so, also known as Bayes’ rule; an application of probability ...

Apr 20, 2007
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Scientists discover vast intergalactic plasma cloud

Combining the world's largest radio telescope at Arecibo, Puerto Rico with a precision imaging, seven-antenna synthesis radio telescope at the Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory (DRAO), a team of researchers led by ...

Apr 20, 2007
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