Archive: 26/07/2007

Researchers create search engine to hunt molecules online

ChemxSeer, the first publicly available search engine designed specifically for chemical formulae, can sort out when "He" refers to helium and not a person more than nine times out of 10, according to the Penn State College ...

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Researchers find key to messenger RNA control

Researchers at McGill University have successfully used a class of tiny nucleic acids called microRNAs to control messenger RNA, one of the major gene regulators in life, outside the confines of a living cell for the first ...

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Scientists find stem cell switch

Scientists have discovered how plant stem cells in roots detect soil structure and whether it is favourable for growth.

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Oxford survey on internet use in Britain

The Oxford Internet Institute has released the OxIS Report 2007, the latest report in a series OII surveys that examine internet access, use and attitudes in Britain. A key finding is that a digital divide continues to exist.

dateJul 26, 2007 in Internet
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