Archive: 01/02/2010

Code defends against 'stealthy' computer worms

Self-propagating worms are malicious computer programs, which, after being released, can spread throughout networks without human control, stealing or erasing hard drive data, interfering with pre-installed programs and slowing, ...

dateFeb 01, 2010 in Software
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Detecting cancer early

A new testing method is being developed to detect cancer soon after the tumor has formed. It will identify characteristic substances in the blood which accompany a certain type of tumor. The first steps in the development ...

dateFeb 01, 2010 in Bio & Medicine
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Cells send dirty laundry home to mom

Understanding how aged and damaged mother cells manage to form new and undamaged daughter cells is one of the toughest riddles of ageing, but scientists now know how yeast cells do it. In a groundbreaking study researchers ...

dateFeb 01, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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