Archive: 03/28/2011

Deciphering hidden code reveals brain activity

(PhysOrg.com) -- By combining sophisticated mathematical techniques more commonly used by spies instead of scientists with the power and versatility of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), a Penn ...

Mar 28, 2011
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The incredible shrinking circuit

(PhysOrg.com) -- Just when it seemed that microchips couldn't get any tinier, a technique developed by researchers here at the University of Cambridge Engineering Department could lead to chips which are not ...

Mar 28, 2011
4.8 / 5 (14) 7 | with audio podcast

Seeing double (or triple) in genome sequencing

Identical twins have always been assumed to be exactly that – identical, right down to the genetic level. But a new study by University of Western Ontario molecular geneticist Shiva Singh and his colleagues say this ...

Mar 28, 2011
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When cells divide

For two independent daughter cells to emerge from a cell division, the membrane of the dividing cell must be severed. In the latest issue of Science, a team led by Daniel Gerlich, Professor at the Institute of Bio ...

Mar 28, 2011
5 / 5 (2) 0 | with audio podcast

Dark statistics

The hypothetical dark flow seen in the movement of galaxy clusters requires that we can reliably identify a clear statistical correlation in the motion of distant objects which are, in any case, flowing o ...

Mar 28, 2011
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