Oct. 25, 2012News
Diseases in skeletons can be identified quickly and accurately thanks to the latest developments in technology enabling scientists to analyze millions of gene sequences in a matter of seconds.
Oct. 24, 2012News
Researchers at the UPM have found beneficial effects of the Pseudomonas fluorescens bacterium for the colonization of the black truffles on the pine roots. These results can be promising to enhance the cultivation of truffles.
Sep. 25, 2012News
Coconut Oil may be a new tool to fight tooth decay. Tooth decay, or dental caries is an infection that causes the breakdown and eventual destruction of the organic matter of the tooth, and it is one of the most common diseases in the world.
Sep. 21, 2012News
DNA is constantly being damaged by environmental agents such as ultraviolet light or certain compounds present in cigarette smoke. Cells unceasingly implement repair mechanisms for this DNA, which are of redoubtable efficacy. A team from ...
Jul. 09, 2012News
Light harvesting in nature takes place with high efficiency. However, companies that make commercial solar cells are happy if they can achieve 20 percent efficiency when converting sunlight to electricity; an improvement of even 1 percent ...
Jul. 02, 2012News
Marine fouling, i. e.
Jun. 25, 2012News
Mircoorganisms live in almost every part of the human body - on our skin, in our intestines, mouth and nostrils. They can cause diseases, but most of these microorganisms live in harmony with our body, and take care of essential functions ...
Jun. 04, 2012News
A biosensor developed by a team of researchers from the University of Cambridge and the University of Edinburgh could reduce the chance of being poisoned by arsenic - a common contaminant of wells in parts of As
Jun. 04, 2012Applications
Many methods for measuring aerobic respiration, including electrodes and colorimetric assays, limit the capacity for obtaining replicate measurements or the ability to detect oxygen consumption in real time.
May. 24, 2012News
A simple, inexpensive dip-and-dry treatment can convert ordinary silk into a fabric that kills disease-causing bacteria - even the armor-coated spores of microbes like anthrax - in minutes.
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