Archive: 11/7/2013

'Tumour-on-a-chip' technology offers new direction

A two-year collaboration between the Chan and the Rocheleau labs at the Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering (IBBME) has led to the development of a new microfluidics screening platform that can accurately predict ...

Nov 07, 2013
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Hey, bacteria are individuals too

Each person carries 10 times as many bacterial cells as human cells, the former of which have continued to evolve in response to medicine's most potent antibiotics. But microscopic bugs don't just dictate human health—they're ...

Nov 07, 2013
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The shape of things to come

In his State of the Union address in February, President Obama told the American people that 3-D printing has the "potential to revolutionize the way we make almost everything."

Nov 07, 2013
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Swiss lab: Arafat ingested deadly polonium

Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat ingested lethal radioactive polonium before his death nine years ago and had high levels of it in his body that could not have been accidental, Swiss scientists confirmed ...

Nov 07, 2013
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Saddling up against the threat to our National Parks

Research team leader, Associate Professor Catherine Pickering, said the Griffith study looked at the number and types of weed seeds which can be dispersed through horse manure. The findings have been published in the journal ...

Nov 07, 2013
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Athlete tracker takes home grand prize

A small but revolutionary motion sensor worn by athletes has scored a big win in this year's European Satellite Navigation Competition. Proposed by the ESA Business Incubation Centre start-up company Kinexon, ...

Nov 07, 2013
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