Archive: 11/29/2010

Bacteria as an environmental sensor

(PhysOrg.com) -- A UT Dallas student team has harnessed common bacteria to quickly detect the presence of potentially hazardous petrochemicals in water or seafood.

Nov 29, 2010
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Experts say: Don't blame the operators for bank glitch

The National Australian Bank's widespread delays in processing payments and transactions have been blamed on a corrupted file, but sensible design of enterprise systems should be able to overcome this sort of pro ...

Nov 29, 2010
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Crucial sex hormones re-routed by missing molecule

A hormone responsible for the onset of puberty can end up stuck in the wrong part of the body if the nerve pathways responsible for its transport to the brain fail to develop properly, according to research funded by the ...

Nov 29, 2010
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New strategies for cancer drug development urgently needed

Millions of cancer patients worldwide may soon be able to receive more effective, personalized treatments for their disease thanks to developments in the understanding of cancer biology, experts will say at the Cancer Biology ...

Nov 29, 2010
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The water dance

Water (H2O) is a unique molecule that holds amazing properties. Scientists have a good grasp of the structure and chemistry of individual molecules of water. But understanding how large numbers of these m ...

Nov 29, 2010
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