Researcher Maps Genes of Destructive Parasite

(PhysOrg.com) -- The genome sequence and genetic map for a microscopic, soil-dwelling worm that is one of the world's most common and destructive plant parasites has been completed by a research team, including UC Davis nematology ...

A Star That Bursts, Blinks and Disappears

(PhysOrg.com) -- "Twinkle, twinkle little star" goes the nursery rhyme. Now, astronomers are reporting on a strange case where one of the littlest of stars "twinkled" with gamma rays, X-rays, and light -- and then vanished.

Researchers develop world's fastest bar code reader

(PhysOrg.com) -- Building on a series of recent breakthroughs in ultrafast analog-to-digital conversion, UCLA engineers have designed a bar code reader that is nearly a thousand times faster than any device currently in use.

DNA tests could help predict, prevent harmful algal blooms

A paper published in the current issue of the International Journal of Environment and Pollution, explains how a DNA test can be used to detect harmful algal blooms across the globe. The approach outlined could help reduce ...

Gluttons, drunks and fools

(PhysOrg.com) -- An academic from the University of St Andrews has delved into the Bible to provide food for thought on the subject of eating and drinking.

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