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Analysis suggests cancer risk of backscatter airport scanners is low

— 29 Mar 2011 15:27 | Health

Calculations by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco and the University of California, Berkeley estimate that the cancer risk associated with one type of airport…

Surfing for earthquakes

— 22 Oct 2010 18:52 | Geology and palaeontology

A better understanding of the ground beneath our feet will result from research by seismologists and Rapid - a group of computer scientists at the University of Edinburgh. The Earth's…

Towards better explosives detectors

— 22 Oct 2010 17:52 | Technology

Over the past decade, Christine Mahoney and a team of scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Maryland have been working to stop the threat of terrorist-based…

Newborn hearing screening linked with improved developmental outcomes for hearing impaired children

— 22 Oct 2010 17:01 | Health

Children with permanent hearing impairment who received hearing screening as newborns had better general and language developmental outcomes and quality of life at ages 3 to 5 years…

Anti-vomiting drug could prevent thousands of hospitalisations

— 15 Oct 2010 11:11 | Health

Two years ago, a study by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers found that an anti-vomiting drug called ondansetron helps reduce vomiting, the need for intravenous…

Mitochondrial genome analysis revises view of the initial peopling of North America

— 29 Jun 2010 09:56 | Health

The initial peopling of North America from Asia occurred approximately 15,000-18,000 years ago, however estimations of the genetic diversity of the first settlers have remained inaccurate.…

Low-cost DNA test to pinpoint risk of inherited diseases

— 17 Feb 2010 12:25 | Health

An inexpensive, fast, accurate DNA test that reveals a person's risk of developing certain diseases is expected to become a reality, thanks to technology developed at the University…

The putative skull of St. Bridget can be questioned

— 17 Feb 2010 11:29 | Biology

The putative skull of Saint Bridget (Birgitta) of Sweden that has been kept in a shrine in Vadstena Abbey is probably not authentic. A new study conducted at Uppsala University reveals…

New and improved tomato analyser

— 4 May 2009 18:51 | Biology

Tomatoes come in a variety of sizes and shapes, making them the perfect subject to test shape-analysing software. The Tomato Analyzer is 'rapidly becoming the standard for fruit morphological…

From the works of Shakespeare to the genomes of viruses

— 12 Feb 2009 11:50 | Technology

What does uncovering the true authorship of plays attributed to Shakespeare have to do with identifying our genetic ancestors or classifying new life forms? All involve the comparative…

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