Archive: 24/06/2010

New phone apps aim to boost health

The iPhone is proven as a way to fill time, from making posts on social networks to playing silly games. Now, some entrepreneurs hope to add to its more practical uses, enabling it to monitor health and prevent disease.

dateJun 24, 2010 in Software
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Climate change complicates plant diseases of the future

Human-driven changes in the earth's atmospheric composition are likely to alter plant diseases of the future. Researchers predict carbon dioxide will reach levels double those of the preindustrial era by the year 2050, complicating ...

dateJun 24, 2010 in Ecology
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Gene therapy a step closer to mass production

EU project has made great advances in the development of novel non-viral carriers able to introduce genetic material into the target cells. These new agents, derivatives of cationic amphiphilic 1,4-dihydropyridine (1,4-DHP), ...

dateJun 24, 2010 in Genetics
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