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Engineering a new face after injury

(PhysOrg.com) -- Today, surgeons face many limitations when it comes to helping a patient who suffers from a severe craniofacial injury, or an injury pertaining to the skull and the face. Most often a result ...

Jul 22, 2011 4.3 / 5 (3) 0 | with audio podcast

Looking ahead to local climate models

When research scientist Jim Kinter describes the interactions between the Earth's ocean, land and atmosphere, he talks of dancing. "The atmosphere and the ocean, and the atmosphere and the land surface have ...

Jul 15, 2011 5 / 5 (2) 5 | with audio podcast

When viruses infect bacteria

(PhysOrg.com) -- Viruses are the most abundant parasites on Earth. Well known viruses, such as the flu virus, attack human hosts, while viruses such as the tobacco mosaic virus infect plant hosts.

Jun 30, 2011 5 / 5 (3) 0 | with audio podcast