Archive: 04/28/2010

'Arms Race' Targets MRSA

(PhysOrg.com) -- Amy Anderson and Dennis Wright, both associate professors of medicinal chemistry in the School of Pharmacy, are fighting a small, but potent enemy - methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, ...

Apr 28, 2010
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Fiber-optic speeds achieved over copper lines

(PhysOrg.com) -- Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent's research arm, has demonstrated industry record broadband download speeds of up to 300 Megabits per second using two traditional twisted pair copper telephone lines. ...

Apr 28, 2010 report
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Causes of death in AIDS patients

(PhysOrg.com) -- New research shows that Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) continues to dramatically reduce rates of mortality from HIV infection in high-income countries, such that non-AIDS-related deaths exceed ...

Apr 28, 2010
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New phenomenon found in internal waves

(PhysOrg.com) -- Internal waves -- huge but nearly invisible ripples that occur in the oceans, the atmosphere and stars -- can play an important role in climate change and other processes, but there is plenty ...

Apr 28, 2010
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CSIRO telescope spots mega-star cradle

(PhysOrg.com) -- Using a CSIRO radio telescope, an international team of researchers has caught an enormous cloud of cosmic gas and dust in the process of collapsing in on itself -- a discovery which could ...

Apr 28, 2010
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'Rotten eggs' gas, fat and diabetes

Researchers from the Peninsula Medical School in Exeter have for the first time identified a link between blood levels of the gas hydrogen sulfide (a gas more commonly associated with the smell of rotten eggs), obesity and ...

Apr 28, 2010
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Reinventing technology assessment for the 21st century

A new report from the Science and Technology Innovation Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars defines the criteria for a new technology assessment function in the United States. The report, Reinventing ...

Apr 28, 2010
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