Archive: 25/06/2009

Swedish court rules out Pirate Bay retrial

A Swedish court on Thursday rejected calls for a retrial of four men found guilty of promoting copyright infringement by running filesharing site The Pirate Bay, saying the trial judge was not biased.

dateJun 25, 2009 in Internet
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MicroRNAs help control HIV life cycle

Scientists at Burnham Institute for Medical Research (Burnham) have discovered that specific microRNAs (non-coding RNAs that interfere with gene expression) reduce HIV replication and infectivity in human T-cells. In particular, ...

dateJun 25, 2009 in Biochemistry
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'Neurologger' reads bird brains in flight

Using a "neurologger" specially designed to record the brain activity of pigeons in flight, researchers reporting online on June 25th in Current Biology, a Cell Press publication, have gained new insight into what goes through ...

dateJun 25, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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Virus filters for medical diagnosis

In biomedicine and biotechnology the smallest, complex, compound sample quantities must be reliably processed. Microsystems with new mechanisms of action for pumping, filtering and separating will manage this task with great ...

dateJun 25, 2009 in Biotechnology
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