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Nanoscale sensor to spot disease

A new nanoscale sensor has been developed that can help detect cytokines—molecules that play a critical role in cellular response to infection, inflammation, trauma and disease.

dateMar 28, 2017 in Bio & Medicine
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IT researchers break anonymity of gene databases

DNA profiles can reveal a number of details about individuals, and even about their family members. There are laws in place that regulate the trade of gene data, which has become much simpler and cheaper to analyze today. ...

dateMar 24, 2017 in Engineering
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Strong interaction between herbivores and plants

A research project conducted at the University of Cologne's Zoological Institute reveals important findings on the interaction between nutrient availability and the diversity of consumer species in freshwater environments. ...

dateMar 23, 2017 in Ecology
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