Archive: 04/9/2010

Honest deer every year

The vocalisations or 'groans' of male fallow deer provide rivals and potential mates with an honest account of the emitting animal's competitive abilities. A study, published in the open access journal BMC Biology, descri ...

dateApr 09, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Wireless nano sensors could save bridges, buildings

Could inexpensive wireless sensors based on nanotechnology be used to alert engineers to problematic cracks and damage to buildings, bridges, and other structures before they become critical? A feasibility study published ...

dateApr 09, 2010 in Engineering
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Bomb scares: An ODD solution

For anyone who has spent a significant amount of time in an urban setting, the scene of a bomb squad responding to a report of a suspicious package might be all too familiar. But just how is it determined ...

dateApr 09, 2010 in Engineering
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Closing in on a carbon-based solar cell

To make large sheets of carbon available for light collection, Indiana University Bloomington chemists have devised an unusual solution -- attach what amounts to a 3-D bramble patch to each side of the carbon ...

dateApr 09, 2010 in Nanomaterials
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Leukemia-related protein 16 and colorectal carcinoma

A research team from China investigated the expression of leukemia-related protein 16 (LRP16) in colorectal cancer and normal mucosas and possible relationship between LRP16 expression and clinicopathological variables. Their ...

dateApr 09, 2010 in Cancer
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