Archive: 29/11/2010

Iron compounds synthesized to combat tuberculosis

A team of researchers from Spain and Latin America have synthesized two iron compounds that inhibit the in vitro growth of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacteria that causes tuberculosis. Due their low level of toxicity ...

dateNov 29, 2010 in Biochemistry
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Measuring poverty

May 2010 saw the launch of the largest-ever research project on Poverty and Social Exclusion in the UK. Professor David Gordon, Director of the Townsend Centre for International Poverty Research, describes the scope and background ...

dateNov 29, 2010 in Social Sciences
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Smashing fluids... the physics of flow

( -- Hit it hard and it will fracture like a solid... but tilt it slowly and it will flow like a fluid. This is the intriguing property of a type of ‘complex fluid’ which has revealed ‘new physics’ ...

dateNov 29, 2010 in General Physics
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