Archive: 08/4/2011

Making sperm from stem cells in a dish

Researchers have found a way to turn mouse embryonic stem cells into sperm. This finding, reported in the journal Cell in a special online release on August 4th, opens up new avenues for infertility research and treatment. A Kyo ...

Aug 04, 2011
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The too-smart-for-its-own-good grid

In the last few years, electrical utilities have begun equipping their customers’ homes with new meters that have Internet connections and increased computational capacity. One envisioned application ...

Aug 04, 2011
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Clustering is key to lighting up the dark proteome

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new approach that organizes previously unused mass spectra from proteomics studies gives scientists the ability to use these spectra to gain more information about proteins in a wide range ...

Aug 04, 2011
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The last 3 million years at a snail's pace

Scientists at the University of York, using an 'amino acid time capsule', have led the largest ever programme to date the British Quaternary period, stretching back nearly three million years.

Aug 04, 2011
4.5 / 5 (2) 0 | with audio podcast