Archive: 07/20/2009

Testing relativity in the lab

Even Albert Einstein might have been impressed. His theory of general relativity, which describes how the gravity of a massive object, such as a star, can curve space and time, has been successfully used to ...

dateJul 20, 2009 in General Physics
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Gene linked to increasingly common type of blood cancer

California and Arizona researchers have identified a gene variant that carries nearly twice the risk of developing an increasingly common type of blood cancer, according to a study published online today by the science journal ...

dateJul 20, 2009 in Genetics
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C. difficile spores spread superbug

New research suggests that antibiotic treatment could be asymptomatically inducing the transmission of the healthcare-acquired infection, C. difficile, contributing to the outbreaks that have recently been widely reported in hos ...

dateJul 20, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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