Archive: 5/12/2007

Collision avoidance technology for mine haul trucks

Today's mine haul tracks are massive vehicles in which drivers have limited vision and cannot see anything within around 30 meters. If a smaller vehicle on the mine site gets in the way of one of these monsters, the consequences ...

dateDec 05, 2007 in Engineering
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Scientists strike blow in superbugs struggle

Scientists from The University of Manchester have pioneered new ways of tweaking the molecular structure of antibiotics – an innovation that could be crucial in the fight against powerful super bugs.

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Spanish ecologists discover a novel route of viral transmission

In a paper published in PLoS ONE on December 5, a group of avian ecologists, led by Jaime Potti, at the Estación Biológica de Doñana-CSIC (Sevilla, Spain) reports on the discovery that avian polyomaviruses, known potential ...

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