Archive: 06/24/2009

Artificial noise saves energy

Against the background of climate change, how can xDSL systems function more energy-efficiently and cost-effectively? Scientists are providing a solution combining existing methods which network providers ...

dateJun 24, 2009 in Engineering
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Wildlife faces cancer threat

While cancer touches the lives of many humans, it is also a major threat to wild animal populations as well, according to a recent study by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS).

dateJun 24, 2009 in Ecology
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Proteins in gel

Biochips carrying thousands of DNA fragments are widely used for examining genetic material. Experts would also like to have biochips on which proteins are anchored. This requires a gel layer which can now ...

dateJun 24, 2009 in Polymers
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A promising niche for nanotech

In a cluster of rather drab buildings overlooking the Charles River, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are incubating a tiny technology that packs an enormous punch.

dateJun 24, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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