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October 17, 2013
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Scientists Cooking Up Alloy “Recipes” For Bone Implants

Project will utilize Ohio State’s new microscopy facility COLUMBUS, Ohio — Armed with microscopes, computers and an innovative way to study metals, researchers at The Ohio State University and their partners are building a database of new titanium alloys. The … Continue reading

March 13, 2013
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Engineering Bacterial Live Wires

Berkeley Lab scientists discover the balance that allows electricity to flow between cells and electronics Just like electronics, living cells use electrons for energy and information transfer. Despite electrons being a common “language” of the living and electronic worlds, living … Continue reading

October 17, 2012
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New Insights into How Genetic Differences among Individuals Influence Breast Cancer Risk from Low-Dose Radiation

Berkeley Lab research could lead to new ways to ID women who have higher risk of breast cancer from low-dose radiation Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have identified tissue mechanisms that may … Continue reading

September 18, 2012
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Researchers Come a Step Closer to Finding HIV Vaccine

Scientists used genetic sequencing to discover that the vaccine used in the RV144 HIV vaccine trial, involving 16,000 men and women in Thailand, did offer some protection against certain HIV viruses. The results were published Sept. 10 in the online … Continue reading

September 7, 2012
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The Best Strategy to Defeat HIV in South Africa

UCLA study challenges World Health Organization’s approach The World Health Organization is about to roll out a new strategy for AIDS prevention in South Africa, a country where more than 5 million people are infected with HIV. Based on a … Continue reading

July 23, 2012
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Going Big

UD researchers report progress in development of carbon nanotube-based continuous fibers The Chou research group in the University of Delaware’s College of Engineering recently reported on advances in carbon nanotube-based continuous fibers with invited articles in Advanced Materials and Materials … Continue reading

January 7, 2012
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Guidelines Stress Caution When Combining Anti-Epileptic, HIV Drugs

EAST LANSING, Mich. — New guidelines from the American Academy of Neurology will help physicians better choose seizure drugs for people on HIV/AIDS medication, avoiding deadly drug interactions and preventing critical anti-HIV drugs from becoming less effective, possibly leading to … Continue reading

November 1, 2010
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Haiti Quake Risk May Still be High

The fault initially thought to have triggered January’s devastating earthquake in Haiti is likely still under considerable strain and continues to pose a significant seismic hazard, according to a study published online in Nature Geoscience Sunday.   U.S. Geological Survey … Continue reading