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Worm scanning speeds research

Scientists from The University of Queensland's School of Biological Sciences have developed a simplified, cheaper, all-purpose method they say can be used by scientists around the globe to more easily count the blind worms ...

dateMar 25, 2012 in Cell & Microbiology
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Silicon-carbon electrodes snap, swell, don't pop

A study that examines a new type of silicon-carbon nanocomposite electrode reveals details of how they function and how repeated use could wear them down. The study also provides clues to why this material performs better ...

dateMar 14, 2012 in Nanomaterials
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The body's power stations can affect aging

Mitochondria are the body's energy producers, the power stations inside our cells. Researchers at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have now identified a group of mitochondrial proteins, the absence of which allows other ...

dateMay 10, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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