Archive: 08/4/2011

UK garden bird avian pox virus spreading

A team at the Zoological Society of London, led by Dr. Becki Lawson, is tracking an increased spread of an avian pox virus that is rapidly moving through the UK and affecting the great tits. Researchers are asking the public ...

Aug 04, 2011 not rated yet 3 | with audio podcast report

Cells die so defensive organs can live

Researchers demonstrate for the first time that programmed cell death - a process by which cells deliberately destroy themselves - is involved in mandibular regression in termites. And it appears this regression may be the ...

Aug 04, 2011 4 / 5 (2) 0

A new motor for the watch of tomorrow

An electromagnetic three-phase motor, invented by EPFL’s Integrated Actuators Laboratory, will enable the watchmaking industry to build watches that are three times more efficient and that can include ...

Aug 04, 2011 5 / 5 (2) 3