Archive: 10/31/2013

Scientists modify Botox for the treatment of pain

A team of 22 scientists from 11 research institutes led by Professor Bazbek Davletov, now at the University of Sheffield, created and characterised a new molecule that was able to alleviate hypersensitivity to inflammatory ...

dateOct 31, 2013 in Biochemistry
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Suzaku study points to early cosmic 'seeding'

(Phys.org) —Most of the universe's heavy elements, including the iron central to life itself, formed early in cosmic history and spread throughout the universe, according to a new study of the Perseus Galaxy ...

dateOct 31, 2013 in Astronomy
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Why states need social media policies

Soon after Indiana Gov. Mike Pence posted a statement on Facebook expressing disappointment in the Supreme Court's ruling on gay marriage, a long string of comments affirming his support for "traditional marriage" appeared.

dateOct 31, 2013 in Internet
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Chickens to benefit from biofuels bonanza

Chickens could be the unexpected beneficiaries of the growing biofuels industry, feeding on proteins retrieved from the fermenters used to brew bioethanol, thanks to research supported by the Engineering ...

dateOct 31, 2013 in Biotechnology
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Singapore threatened over Internet freedom

A person claiming to speak for activist hacker group Anonymous on Thursday threatened to "go to war" with Singapore by attacking its financial infrastructure to protest recent licensing rules for news websites.

dateOct 31, 2013 in Internet
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UK trial shows phone hacking techniques (Update)

News of the World journalists, with consent from top editors, colluded to hack the phones of politicians, royalty and even rival reporters in a "frenzy" to get scoops, a British prosecutor said Thursday.

dateOct 31, 2013 in Other
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