Archive: 28/03/2011

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 neurologist has ...

dateMar 28, 2011 in Neuroscience
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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 only smaller, ...

dateMar 28, 2011 in Nanomaterials
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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 ...

dateMar 28, 2011 in Genetics
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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 Biochemistry ...

dateMar 28, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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