Archive: 12/23/2008

'Barcode Chip' Enables Cheap, Fast Blood Tests

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new barcode chip developed by a multi-institutional team of investigators promises to revolutionize diagnostic medical testing. In less than 10 minutes and using just a pinprick’s worth of blood, the ...

Dec 23, 2008
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Young active star resembles the young Sun

(PhysOrg.com) -- The CoRoT satellite, a space mission led by the French Space Agency CNES with the participation of Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Germany, Spain and the European Space Agency, ESA (RSSD and Science ...

Dec 23, 2008
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Berkeley chemists pioneer low-cost water testing devices

(PhysOrg.com) -- Because of both population growth and the impact of climate change, safe drinking water will become one of the planet's most precious commodities. But public health workers lack simple, low-cost ...

Dec 23, 2008
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From rare bugs to test tube drugs

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at the University of St Andrews have created exotic biological compounds in a test tube by uncovering some of Nature's chemical secrets.

Dec 23, 2008
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Access to energy no panacea in war on poverty

(PhysOrg.com) -- Access to modern forms of energy does not guarantee a reduction in poverty. Contrary to what current macroeconomic studies would have us believe, more than just electricity, gas or diesel ...

Dec 23, 2008
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Strong cheese? It's a 'cultured' experience

(PhysOrg.com) -- An international research team led by Newcastle University has identified a new line of bacteria they believe add flavour to some of the world’s most exclusive cheeses. It’s an age-old tradition that ...

Dec 23, 2008
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