Archive: 01/25/2008

Anthrax cellular entry point uncovered

The long-sought-after biological “gateway” that anthrax uses to enter healthy cells has been uncovered by microbiologists at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).

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How far does the apple fall from the tree?

Australians have a greater chance of rising up the income ladder over generations than Americans do, according to new research from The Australian National University.

dateJan 25, 2008 in Other
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Haptics: just reach out and touch, virtually

European researchers have pioneered a breakthrough interface that allows people to touch, stretch and pull virtual fabrics that feel like the real thing. The new multi-modal software linked to tactile hardware ...

dateJan 25, 2008 in Engineering
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Breakthrough research turns the tide on water-borne pathogen

Cryptosporidium parvum is a tiny yet insidious waterborne parasite that wreaks havoc worldwide. This parasite is a major cause of diarrhea and malnutrition in small children in developing countries, and causes severe disease ...

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