Archive: 07/4/2008

Engineers show nanotube circuits can be made en masse

Most innovations don't go far unless there is a way to turn them into products that are manufacturable on a mass scale. That's why new research on carbon nanotubes, presented June 19 by a group of Stanford electrical engineers, ...

Jul 04, 2008
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Sharp Unveils Solar-Powered TV

For the 1.6 billion people living in areas without utility-supplied electricity, Sharp has designed a TV that can get 100% of its power from the sun. The company plans to exhibit the 26-inch LCD prototype ...

Jul 04, 2008 weblog
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Mimic molecules to protect against plague

Bacteria that cause pneumonic plague can evade our first-line defences, making it difficult for the body to fight infection. In fact, a signature of the plague is the lack of an inflammatory response. Now, scientists have ...

Jul 04, 2008
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Malaria on the increase in the UK

A huge rise in the numbers of UK residents travelling to malaria endemic areas, combined with a failure to use prevention measures, has significantly increased cases of imported falciparum malaria in the UK over the past ...

Jul 04, 2008
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Potential treatment for TB solves puzzle

Scientists have uncovered a new target for the potential treatment of TB, finally resolving a long-running debate about how the bacterial cell wall is built. The research, published in the July issue of Microbiology reveal ...

Jul 04, 2008
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