Archive: 30/08/2007

Disease resistance may be genetic

According to a study in Evolution, resistance to certain infectious diseases may be passed genetically from parent to child. The genetic resistance may be beneficial to families as those with the gene are both unlikely to ...

dateAug 30, 2007 in Genetics
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Engineering a new way to see dinosaurs

With the eye of an electrical engineer, Nels Peterson is hoping to bring a new, high-tech tool to the field excavation of dinosaurs, a labor of picks, shovels and brushes that has changed little over the past 100 years.

dateAug 30, 2007 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Television, Internet -- what's next?

Watch 3-D television without stereo glasses, use screens with-out touching them, download video with no loss of quality – in future this will be the norm for media technology. At the IFA consumer electronics fair in Berlin, ...

dateAug 30, 2007 in Engineering
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Chemists get grip on slippery lipids

The ability of the body's cells to correctly receive and convey signals is crucial to good health. Lipids, or fats, play a critical role in this regulation by providing spaces for proteins to gather and network. They are ...

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