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2012-11-13 10:19:31

Scientists have developed a statistical image analysis method which can assist in the grading of breast cancer by automatically segmenting tumor regions and detecting dividing cells in tissue samples.

OPV Cells With High Electric Potential For Portable Electronics
2012-10-11 13:04:17

A new breakthrough in solar technology means portable electronic devices such as e-book readers could soon be re-charged on the move in low light levels and partial shading. Scientists from the University of Warwick, in collaboration with spin-out company Molecular Solar, have created an organic solar cell that generates a sufficiently high voltage to recharge a lithium-ion battery directly, without the need to connect multiple individual cells in series. Modules of these high voltage cells...

2012-10-05 14:52:23

The model may also shed light on how long they should wait before seeking medical help.

Landau Level Wave Functions Revealed
2012-10-02 04:23:40

For the first time since Nobel Prize winner Lev Landau conceived the theoretical existence of quantum levels that determine electron behavior in strong magnetic fields, scientists have directly imaged the phenomenon.

Chocolate Bars Get A New Fruit-Healthy Makeover
2012-08-14 10:34:22

Attention! Attention! All chocolate lovers! A new study has found a way to replace the fat in chocolate with a healthier additive: fruit juice.

2012-08-09 00:50:44

New research from the University of Warwick suggests that Berlin has the best democratic space in the world, topping a list that includes London, Washington and Tokyo.

2012-06-11 10:43:39

New research from the University of Warwick suggests getting more money may not make you happier, especially if you are neurotic.

2012-05-15 19:18:17

Our decisions to trust people with our money are based more on how they look then how they behave.

Sperm Crawl And Collide On Way To Egg
2012-05-07 14:12:38

Scientists at the Universities of Birmingham and Warwick have shed new light on how sperm navigate the female reproductive tract, 'crawling' along the channel walls and swimming around corners; with frequent collisions.

2012-05-03 16:16:59

People’s judgements about whether they are depressed depend on how they believe their own suffering “ranks” in relation to the suffering of friends and family and the wider world.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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