Archive: 21/03/2008

New Method Offers Insight into Radiation Damage to DNA

A new technique for assessing the damage radiation causes to DNA indicates that the spatial arrangement of damaged sites, or lesions, is more important than the number of lesions in determining the severity of the damage. ...

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Countering an approaching water crisis

As growing demand for clean water stretches even the resources of the world's largest industrialized nations, scientists and engineers are turning to new technology and novel ideas to find solutions.

dateMar 21, 2008 in Environment
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Visual technology enables brain to learn in new ways

New technology at Tufts University's Center for Scientific Visualization is enabling researchers to translate the most abstract, complex scientific concepts into clearer, more precise 3-dimensional images than conventional ...

dateMar 21, 2008 in Other
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Netting mosquitoes to prevent malaria

Michigan State University scientist Ned Walker is taking on one of the biggest killers in the world—malaria. And he believes he can help win the battle to save lives, especially the lives of children.

dateMar 21, 2008 in Other
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