Archive: 23/03/2011

New way to detect epileptic seizures

Researchers at Concordia University have pioneered a computer-based method to detect epileptic seizures as they occur – a new technique that may open a window on the brain's electrical activity. Their paper, "A Novel ...

dateMar 23, 2011 in Computer Sciences
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Speedy toads advance theory of evolution

( -- Speed and the mating habits of the Australian cane toad are set to expand the theory of evolution according to research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA.

dateMar 23, 2011 in Evolution
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Seeing through the cracks

While rescue workers in Japan continue their search for missing persons amid the rubble in Sendai and beyond, geologists are sifting through seismic data and satellite images for hints to what caused one of the most catastrophic ...

dateMar 23, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Bacteria poison themselves from within

( -- The research group led by Anton Meinhart at the Max Planck Institute for Medical Research in Heidelberg has shown that proteins from the zeta toxin group trigger a self-destructive mechanism in bacteria. ...

dateMar 23, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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