Archive: 25/03/2011

Protein biologists find new chink in staph's armor

(PhysOrg.com) -- The battle against deadly staph infections is closer to victory as Illinois researchers have uncovered secrets of how the bacterium protects itself from human immune attacks, which could lead to more effective ...

dateMar 25, 2011 in Biochemistry
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Proteases inside the cell

(PhysOrg.com) -- A Cardiff-led team has found a unique type of protein inside bacterial cells which could shed new light on organisms such as the disease-causing C. difficile.

dateMar 25, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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Hylas-1 ready for service

It’s all systems go for Hylas-1, the first satellite created specifically to deliver broadband access to European consumers. Since its launch in November, Hylas has performed well throughout its testing in orbit and ...

dateMar 25, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Studying the roots of life

With a space telescope churning out discoveries of new planets, robots exploring Mars and other places, and researchers gaining understanding of extreme environments, the search for the roots of life on Earth and other planets ...

dateMar 25, 2011 in Space Exploration
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