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November 18, 2012
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New DNA vaccine technology poised to deliver ultra-rapid, safe and cost-effective disease protection
Tempe AZ (SPX) Nov 16, 2012
New and increasingly sophisticated vaccines are taking aim at a broad range of disease-causing pathogens, targeting them with greater effectiveness at lower cost and with improved measures to ensure safety. To advance this quest, a research team led by Roy Curtiss, director of the Center for Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology, and Wei Kong, a research assistant professor, at Arizona State University's Biodesign Institute have taken a dramatic step forward, revealing the design of a universal plat ... read more
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Detection, analysis of 'cell dust' may allow diagnosis, monitoring of brain cancer
A novel miniature diagnostic platform using nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) technology is capable of detecting minuscule cell particles known as microvesicles in a drop of blood. Microvesicles shed ... more
FARM NEWS

Pig gene discovery could help combat animal and human disease
Insights into the genetic code of pigs that reveal how the species evolved could improve the health of animals in future. Researchers compared the genome or genetic make-up of domestic pigs with tho ... more
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New micropumps for hand-held medical labs produce pressures 500 times higher than car tire
In an advance toward analyzing blood and urine instantly at a patient's bedside instead of waiting for results from a central laboratory, scientists are reporting development of a new micropump capa ... more
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Climate change increases stress, need for restoration on grazed public lands
Eight researchers in a new report have suggested that climate change is causing additional stress to many western rangelands, and as a result land managers should consider a significant reduction, o ... more


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Medical devices powered by the ear itself
Deep in the inner ear of mammals is a natural battery - a chamber filled with ions that produces an electrical potential to drive neural signals. In the latest issue of the journal Nature Biotechnol ... more
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Helmets save lives of skiers and snowboarders
The use of helmets by skiers and snowboarders decreases the risk and severity of head injuries and saves lives, new Johns Hopkins-led research suggests. The findings debunk long-held beliefs by some ... more
FARM NEWS

Plants and soils could exacerbate climate change as global climate warms
November 13, 2012 - Scientists from the American Meteorological Society (AMS) and University of California, Berkeley have demonstrated that plants and soils could release large amounts of carbon dio ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Thin film produces new chemistry in 'nanoreactor'

A path to brighter images and more efficient LCD displays

An alternative to 'Turing Test'

Giving LEDs a cozy, warm glow

Jordan says able to export uranium by 2020

China's new 'Great Wall' not so great

Moscow working to save oil face

FLORA AND FAUNA

Persistence or extinction: Through a mathematical lens
Scientists have estimated that there are 1.7 million species of animals, plants and algae on earth, and new species continue to be discovered. Unfortunately, as new species are found, many are also ... more
FARM NEWS

Desert farming forms bacterial communities that promote drought resistance
When there is little water available for plants to grow, their roots form alliances with soil microbes that can promote plant growth even under water-limiting conditions, according to research publi ... more
INTERN DAILY

Touch-sensitive plastic skin heals itself
Nobody knows the remarkable properties of human skin like the researchers struggling to emulate it. Not only is our skin sensitive, sending the brain precise information about pressure and temperatu ... more
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FLORA AND FAUNA

Climate change threatens giant pandas' bamboo buffet - and survival
China's endangered wild pandas may need new dinner reservations - and quickly - based on models that indicate climate change may kill off swaths of bamboo that pandas need to survive. In this ... more
FARM NEWS

Ingredient in diarrhea medicine leads to sustainable new farm fertilizer
The search for a sustainable slow-release fertilizer - a key to sustaining global food production at a time of burgeoning population growth - has led scientists to an ingredient used in some diarrhe ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Signs N.Korea preparing bomb material amid nuclear test threats

China's Xi wraps up Pacific talks with Fiji aid boost

Sudan rebels claim raids on Blue Nile army bases

China defence minister brushes off fears over military growth

World powers discuss extending Iran deal deadline

Albania opens Hoxha's top secret Cold War nuclear bunker to public

Lockheed advancing technologies for U.S. Navy

INTERN DAILY

Environmentally friendly chemistry important for manufacturing pharmaceuticals
Limiting the quantity of catalysts - substances that trigger a chemical reaction - used in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals is important, and research from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, ha ... more
FARM NEWS

Farm injury risks increase with age
Older North American farmers work fewer hours than their younger peers but spend more time operating heavy machinery and equipment-raising their risk of serious injury, according to new research fro ... more
FARM NEWS

Finally! The pig genome is mapped
In a major international study, the pig genome is now mapped. Researchers from Uppsala University and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), have contributed to the study by analysin ... more
FARM NEWS
High radiation found in Fukushima's fish

New York authorities probe Sandy price gouging

Life's no beach for seaside victims of Sandy


FARM NEWS
Andrews Space To Manufacture Sinclair Rods

US to station powerful radar, space telescope in Australia

Buzz building for debut of Wii U videogame console


FARM NEWS
Tropical Indo-Pacific climate shifts to a more El Nino-like state

Date of Polynesia settlement refined

Australia creates world's largest marine reserves


FARM NEWS
Clouds Could Explain How Snowball Earth Thawed Out

Why Antarctic sea ice cover has increased under the effects of climate change

Summer has arrived at frozen Antarctic runway

FLORA AND FAUNA

Exhaustive family tree for birds shows recent, rapid diversification
A Yale-led scientific team has produced the most comprehensive family tree for birds to date, connecting all living bird species - nearly 10,000 in total - and revealing surprising new details about ... more
FLORA AND FAUNA

New study to examine ecological tipping points in hopes of preventing them
Predation by otters keeps urchin populations in check, allowing kelp - a favorite food of urchins - to flourish. But what if otters were harvested to near extinction for their fur? The resulting ove ... more
FARM NEWS

Scientists Find Aphid Resistance in Black Raspberry
There's good news for fans of black raspberries: A U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientist and his commercial colleague have found black raspberries that have resistance to a disease-spreadi ... more
WATER WORLD

Australia creates world's largest marine reserves
Australia Friday created the world's largest network of marine reserves, protecting a huge swathe of ocean environment despite claims it will devastate the fishing industry. ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
Expedition 42 Trio Launches on Time to Station

Unravelling the mystery of gamma-ray bursts

It's filamentary: How galaxies evolve in the cosmic web

How to estimate the magnetic field of an exoplanet?

The riddle of the missing stars

Sun's rotating 'magnet' pulls lightning towards UK

NASA's SMAP May Clarify Link from Wet Soil to Weather

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

High radiation found in Fukushima's fish

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

New York authorities probe Sandy price gouging

EPIDEMICS

Air transmission of Ebola virus a concern

WATER WORLD

Date of Polynesia settlement refined

SINO DAILY

Two Tibetans set themselves alight: rights group

INTERN DAILY

'Postage stamp' medical monitors described

DEMOCRACY

Japan PM dissolves lower house for election

ABOUT US

'Tunable' light bulb could improve sleep

SHAKE AND BLOW

New Zealand volcano showing activity

ABOUT US

Photos show Einstein's brain 'different'

Significant relationship between mortality and telomere length discovered

Groundwater inundation doubles previous predictions of flooding with future sea level rise

A better brain implant: Slim electrode cozies up to single neurons

Corals attacked by toxic seaweed use chemical 911 signals to summon help

Making Memories: Drexel Researchers Explore the Anatomy of Recollection

Historic coral collapse on Great Barrier Reef

Kids need at least seven minutes a day of 'vigorous' physical activity

Texas A and M scientist taking infrared laser look at forests

Forest fertilization can increase production, decrease carbon emissions

Life's no beach for seaside victims of Sandy

China's Xi says party faces problems including graft

Obama vows climate push for 'future generations'

Water, rest, water, save

Super storm tracked by ESA water mission

Virtual Reality Could Help People Lose Weight and Fight Prejudice

2011 Virginia quake triggered landslides at extraordinary distances

Tabletop fault model reveals why some quakes result in faster shaking

Navy Oceanographers Delve Deeper in Wave Data to Improve Forecasts

Inspiration from Mother Nature leads to improved wood

Action needed to prevent more devastating tree diseases entering the UK

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