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.

dateApr 20, 2007 in Other
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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 ...

dateApr 20, 2007 in Other
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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 ...

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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 ...

dateApr 20, 2007 in Astronomy
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