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2009-10-13 09:59:47

Researchers at the University of Warwick have taken high tech gas sensors normally used to test components for premium cars and applied the same techniques to human blood, human urine, and even cow dung samples from local cow pats.

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2009-09-14 09:50:00

Researchers have found a way to use the silicon chips found in the Xbox 360 console to solve scientific problems.

2009-09-14 08:35:00

Researchers at the University of Warwick have found that fake video evidence can dramatically alter people's perceptions of events, even convincing them to testify as an eyewitness to an event that never happened.

2009-09-01 10:59:59

Researchers at the University of Warwick have found what could be the signal of ideal wave “surfing” conditions for individual particles within the massive turbulent ocean of the solar wind.

2009-07-28 13:04:57

Chemists and engineers at the University of Warwick have found that exposing particular mixtures of polymer particles and other materials to sudden freeze-drying can create a high-tech armored foam that could be used for a number of purposes, including a new range of low power room temperature gas sensors.

2009-07-21 14:21:14

Researchers at the University of Warwick have recovered significant DNA information from a lost form of ancient barley that triumphed for over 3000 years seeing off

2009-07-01 10:23:17

Women who get less than the recommended eight hours sleep a night are at higher risk of heart disease and heart-related problems than men with the same sleeping patterns.

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2009-06-18 14:00:00

Drugmakers seeking to develop a vaccine for the H1N1 influenza by the fall season admit that even once a vaccine is prepared, there won’t be enough to go around.

2009-06-09 13:39:32

A synthetic DNA binding compound has proved surprisingly effective at binding to the DNA of bacteria and killing all the bacteria it touched within two minutes.

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2009-06-01 07:38:13

While humans are still struggling to get rid of unwanted carbon it appears that the heavens are really rather good at it.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.