Archive: 20/05/2008

New technology puts biomedical imaging in palm of hands

Researchers at Georgia Tech have developed a narrowband filter mosaic that will expand the uses and functionality of multispectral imaging—a technology that enables subsurface characterization. The new, single-exposure ...

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Scientists 'paint' viruses to track their fate in the body

Biologists from Austria and Singapore developed a technique that adds a new twist on the relationship between biology and art. In an article recently published online in The FASEB Journal and scheduled for the August 2008 ...

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Clue to mystery crustacean in parasite form

First identified in 1899, y-larvae have been one of the greatest zoological mysteries for over a century. No one has ever found an adult of these puzzling crustaceans, despite the plethora of these larvae in plankton, leading ...

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Farm moms may help children beat allergies

Mothers exposed to farms, particularly to barns and farm milk, while pregnant confer protection from allergies on their newborns, according to a group of German researchers, who will present their findings at the American ...

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Researchers bring new meaning to the term 'computer bug'

US researchers have created ‘living computers’ by genetically altering bacteria. The findings of the research, published in BioMed Central’s open access Journal of Biological Engineering, demonstrate that computing ...

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Teaching evolution: Legal victories aren't enough

In many ways, much has changed since the famous Scopes Monkey trial of 1925. In recent years, US courts have consistently ruled that teaching explicitly religious alternatives to evolution in public schools is a violation ...

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