Archive: 20/12/2012

A nanoscale window to the biological world

If the key to winning battles is knowing both your enemy and yourself, then scientists are now well on their way toward becoming the Sun Tzus of medicine by taking a giant step toward a priceless advantage – the ability ...

dateDec 20, 2012 in Bio & Medicine
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Spain fines top 3 telecoms companies $159 million

(AP)—Spain's National Competition Commission has fined top telecommunications operators Telefonica, Vodafone and Orange a total of €120 million ($159 million) for abusing their dominant position and charging excessively ...

dateDec 20, 2012 in Business
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Small wasps to control a big pest?

Five species of parasitic wasps have been found associated with the vector of the Pine Wood Nematode. As this sanitary problem has been present for over a decade, new methods to control it are needed, besides trapping the ...

dateDec 20, 2012 in Ecology
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Shedding light on Anderson localization

Waves do not spread in a disordered medium if there is less than one wavelength between two defects. Physicists from the universities of Zurich and Constance have now proved Nobel Prize winner Philip W. Anderson's theory ...

dateDec 20, 2012 in Optics & Photonics
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