Archive: 9/08/2010

Single cell injections

Duke University physicists have developed a way to produce sharp fluid jets with enough precision that they can inject material into a single, living cell. The technique promises a way to deliver drugs to cells one at a time, ...

dateAug 09, 2010 in Astronomy
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Biotech offers promise for producing fuel

Fuel may be a messy business now, as the oil spill fouling the Gulf reminds us. But it might not always have to be. Scientists envision facilities that churn out black gold by enlisting engineered bacteria, yeast and algae ...

dateAug 09, 2010 in Biotechnology
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Eaten Alive: 5-year battle with flesh-eating germ

(AP) -- Waking from a fog of anesthesia, Sandy Wilson found she was a patient in one of the hospitals where she worked as a nurse. She remembered having a baby, and being told she had gotten an infection. But nothing could ...

dateAug 09, 2010 in Other
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Some girls' puberty age still falling, study suggests

Doctors and parents were stunned when research published more than a decade ago found American girls were beginning puberty at much younger ages, some as early as 7. A new study released Sunday suggests the average age at ...

dateAug 09, 2010 in Health
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