A new systemic view on the origin of cancer

A new systemic view on the origin of cancer
Health & Nutrition   08 June 2016  

A new view on the origin of cancer is proposed by Antonio Mazzocca and collaborators at the University of Bari "Aldo Moro" in a recently...

No, volcanoes didn’t kill off the dinosaurs

No, volcanoes didn’t kill off the dinosaurs
Environment   27 April 2016   Redazione

Volcanic eruptions did not lead to the extinction of the dinosaurs, according to a new study. The research also suggests Earth’s oceans...

Zika virus ‘is about as scary as it gets’

Zika virus ‘is about as scary as it gets’
Health & Nutrition   28 January 2016   Redazione

The Zika virus, unlike other mosquito-borne viruses such as dengue, has until now been relatively unknown and unstudied. That is set to...

PULL VERY FAST AND GRAPHENE PAPER GETS BRITTLE

PULL VERY FAST AND GRAPHENE PAPER GETS BRITTLE
Chemistry   19 January 2016   Redazione

Plasticity is the ability of a material to permanently deform when strained. Researchers, thinking about future things like flexible...

SUGAR PINE GENOME IS 10X THE SIZE OF HUMAN GENOME

SUGAR PINE GENOME IS 10X THE SIZE OF HUMAN GENOME
Environment   18 December 2015   Redazione

At 10 times the size of the human genome, the sugar pine genome is the largest ever sequenced for any organism. The findings are expected to...

China is the reason co2 emissions could drop this year

China is the reason co2 emissions could drop this year
Environment   08 December 2015   Redazione

“In 2014, global CO2 emissions from burning fossil fuels grew by just 0.6 percent,” says lead author Rob Jackson, a professor of Earth...

DIAGNOSE STROKE IN 10 MINUTES WITH 1 DROP OF BLOOD

DIAGNOSE STROKE IN 10 MINUTES WITH 1 DROP OF BLOOD
Health & Nutrition   02 December 2015   Redazione

Minutes count when treating stroke, but current diagnostics can take as long as three hours, and require careful lab work and skilled...

Perpetual youth for batteries?

Perpetual youth for batteries?
Chemistry   18 November 2015  

A key issue with lithium ion batteries is aging. It significantly reduces their potential storage capacity.  Image 1 - Dr. Stefan...

AWESOME ‘ACCIDENT’ TURNS STEM CELLS INTO BONE

AWESOME ‘ACCIDENT’ TURNS STEM CELLS INTO BONE
Health & Nutrition   16 November 2015   Redazione

Author:  Mark Derewicz University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Medical researchers were surprised when they discovered a new way to...

DID SOLAR WINDS CAUSE WATERY MARS TO DRY UP?

DID SOLAR WINDS CAUSE WATERY MARS TO DRY UP?
Physics & Astronomy   06 November 2015   Redazione

Using data from NASA’s MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution) mission, researchers determined the rate at which stripping by the...

Complex sugar molecules may be the key to safer chemo

Complex sugar molecules may be the key to safer chemo
Health & Nutrition   02 November 2015   Redazione

Author: David Pye Scientific Director of the Kidscan Childrens Cancer Research Charity, University of Salford. The ability to aim...

We created a new material from orange peel that can clean up mercury pollution

We created a new material from orange peel that can clean up mercury pollution
Environment   19 October 2015   Redazione

Mercury pollution is one of the most insidious problems in our environment. Today my colleagues and I at Flinders University have unveiled a...

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