Archive: 04/28/2008

Are nanobots on their way?

[The first real steps towards building a microscopic device that can construct nano machines have been taken by US researchers. Writing in the peer-reviewed publication, International Journal of Nanomanufacturing from Inders ...

Apr 28, 2008 4.7 / 5 (23) 3

For good or ill Ireland gains another mammal species

A recent study, soon to be published in Mammal Review, details the discovery of a mammal which has never been seen before in Ireland. The shrew, which has been spotted in Tipperary and Limerick, is only t ...

Apr 28, 2008 4.2 / 5 (16) 0

Bypassing the insulin highway

An immune cell known as a neutrophil releases a protein that can suppress glucose production in the liver –without targeting insulin, researchers have found.

Apr 28, 2008 4.7 / 5 (9) 1