News tagged with method

RNA molecules live short lives

A research group at the Biozentrum, University of Basel, has developed a new method to measure the half-life of RNA molecules. The study revealed that commonly used methods provide distorted results and that RNA molecules ...

dateJul 12, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
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Mulling over the aromas of wine

A fine wine has an ideal balance of ingredients. Too much or too little of a component could mean the difference between a wine with a sweet and fruity aroma and one that smells like wet newspaper. To help wineries avoid ...

dateJul 12, 2017 in Other
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Going to extremes to predict natural disasters

Predicting natural disasters remains one of the most challenging problems in simulation science because not only are they rare but also because only few of the millions of entries in datasets relate to extreme events. A systematic ...

dateJul 10, 2017 in Mathematics
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