Archive: 18/04/2008

Scientists Show First 3-D Image of Antibody Gene

Using a multidisciplinary mix of geometry, biological research and techniques developed to solve problems on supercomputers, scientists at the University of California, San Diego have shown for the first time how a genome ...

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Nanosize Rods Light Up Pancreatic Cancer Cells

Quantum dots have shown promise as ultrabright contrast agents for use in a variety of cancer imaging studies. Now, a team of investigators at the Multifunctional Nanoparticles in Diagnosis and Therapy of Pancreatic Cancer ...

dateApr 18, 2008 in Bio & Medicine
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Scientists study microbe filaments' power

Researchers from The University of Arizona and Columbia University have discovered that tiny filaments on bacteria can bundle together and pull with forces far stronger than experts had previously thought possible.

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Seeing clearly despite the clouds

Satellites taking atmospheric measurements might now be able to see blue skies as clearly as optimists do. Researchers have found a way to reduce cloud-induced glare when satellites measure blue skies on cloudy days, by as ...

dateApr 18, 2008 in Earth Sciences
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