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Latest Adam Woolley Stories

urine detection
2014-10-29 03:00:54

When you flush the toilet, you may be discarding microscopic warning signs about your health. But a cunningly simple new device can stop that vital information from “going to waste.”

Disease Diagnosis With Innovative Lab On A Chip
2012-10-27 08:02:49

Brigham Young professor Adam Woolley and his students have developed a new "lab on a chip" (LOAC) which will help with diagnosing diseases long before current detection methods could.

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2009-09-16 09:40:00

Researchers from Brigham Young University found how to shape customized segments of DNA into tiny letters that spell “BYU.”


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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