News tagged with large numbers

Balancing biobanks with the law

When biobanks were created, the idea was that scientists could have quick access to samples they could use without having to get new specimens every time they needed to do research.

dateAug 26, 2015 in Other
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Can we stay safe against the threat of ransomware?

The possibility of losing all of your files and photos on your computer is a frightening prospect for most people. So much so, that large numbers of users are choosing to pay the criminals holding them to ransom rather than ...

dateAug 10, 2015 in Security
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How bacteria control their size

Scientists have traditionally studied bacteria in large numbers, not individually. Working with tens of millions of cells in a culture flask, they tracked their growth by looking at how much the cells dimmed light passing ...

dateJan 05, 2015 in Cell & Microbiology
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