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Tiny 3-D images shed light on origin of Earth’s core

December 17th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Stanford University and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory scientists' new method of capturing detailed, three-dimensional images of minute samples of material under extreme pressures is shedding light on the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Criminals may fake DNA evidence to ‘engineer crime scenes’, say experts

August 19th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 19 (ANI): Experiments conducted by Israeli scientists have shown that it is possible to obliterate all traces of DNA from a blood sample and add someone else's genetic material in ... Read more...

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New lab-on-a-chip sizes up bacteria colonies

July 1st, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (IANS) Researchers have devised a micro-scale tool to follow the behaviour of bio-films - those slimy colonies of bacteria causing most infectious diseases. Most bacteria exist as bio-films. Bacteria are ... Read more...

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Woodworms are the secret behind Stradivarius violin’’s unique sound

January 30th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 30 (ANI): After spending 33 years researching Stradivarius violins, a boffin has claimed that a chemical preservative, which was used to deter the worms three centuries ago, might be ... Read more...

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