Archive: 01/29/2009

Avoiding peanut butter won't solve salmonella problem

It's as if the whole nation just acquired a peanut allergy. As a salmonella outbreak sickens hundreds of people across the country, federal health officials are warning consumers not to eat products containing peanut butter ...

Jan 29, 2009
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Scientists Learn How Some Cancer Cells Survive Chemo

What separates the few cancer cells that survive chemotherapy - leaving the door open to recurrence - from those that don’t? Weizmann Institute scientists developed an original method for imaging and analyzing many thousands ...

Jan 29, 2009
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What happens when a stone impacts on water

Researchers at the Foundation for Fundamental Research on Matter (FOM), the University of Twente in the Netherlands and the University of Seville in Spain have explained the formation and behaviour of the ...

Jan 29, 2009
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Domain walls that conduct electricity

The logic and memory functions of future electronic devices could shrink dramatically - to one or two nanometers (billionths of a meter) instead of the many tens of nanometers that characterize today's most ...

Jan 29, 2009
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Wireless at WARP speed

Nothing kills innovation like having to reinvent the wheel. Imagine how dull your diet would be if you had to build a new stove and hammer out a few cooking pots every time you wanted to test a new recipe. ...

Jan 29, 2009
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