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The effect of gamma waves on cognition

Research reveals that gamma wave activity in the brains of children provide a window into their cognitive development, and could open the way for more effective interventions.

Fertilisers - a growing threat to sea life

New study on landscape around Chesapeake Bay says imbalance in nitrogen cycle is damaging water quality and fish populations.

Inflammation may nurture skin cancer

Inflammation, a frontline defense against infection or disease, can help nurture skin cancer, researchers have found.

RSV may hide in the lungs

A study suggests that RSV may hide in the lungs even after other symptoms abate, ultimately resurfacing to cause recurrent wheezing and chronic airway disease.

Identifying cervical cancer early

Using high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging with a special vaginal coil, researchers may be able to identify cervical cancer in its early stages.

Breast cancer identification

Three-dimensional (3-D) power Doppler ultrasound helps radiologists distinguish between malignant and benign breast masses, according to a new study.

Crawling the Web: Science news

Scientist Live turns its eyes to the Web around it and highlights science news and research across the Internet. Today's installment takes a look at estimating genetic ancestry proportions from faces.

First European Food Congress

This major European congress on all aspects of the food system will bring together food and nutrition professionals from academia and industry throughout Europe.

Green tea delays onset of diabetes

Researchers tested EGCG in a laboratory mouse with type 1 diabetes and primary Sjogren's syndrome and were surprised by what they found.

HIV vaccine trial shows promise

In August a second Phase I AIDS vaccine clinical trial in India was been successfully completed. Scientist Live spoke with Pat Fast, one of the researchers involved in the trial.

96-well Deep well plate

Porvair Sciences have announced a new 96-well Deep well plate for assays and sample storage applications that are or could be sensitive to light.

First comprehensive genomic study of common cold

Scientists announced results from the first study to examine the entire human genome's response to the most common cold virus, human rhinovirus.

Toxic bile damages the liver

Researchers at the Heidelberg University Hospital have discovered a new genetic disease that can lead to severe liver damage.

Explaining Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome

Researchers have discovered a mechanism that silences several genes in a chromosome domain and has implications in understanding the human disorder Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome.

New molecules, many branches

Materials science and the pharmaceutical industry could soon be revolutionized by emerging nanotechnologies based on designer molecules with long complex tree-and branch structures.

Drink your veggies!

Research suggests people who make vegetable juice part of a daily diet may be more likely to get recommended daily servings.

The brain's code for 3-D structure

A team of neuroscientists has discovered patterns of brain activity that may underlie our remarkable ability to see and understand the three-dimensional structure of objects.

Automated powder dispensing

The Powdernium workstation is an automated powder dispensing system that provides increased levels of performance, significantly increasing productivity and saving valuable sample preparation time.

Sample storage coding system

The demanding storage requirements of research laboratories in industry and academia have necessitated the development of mid-scale storage systems capable of uniquely identifying individual samples.

CHN Elemental Analyser

Determination of the Carbon, Hydrogen and Nitrogen content is a widely used analytical technique to confirm the composition and / or purity of an unknown sample.


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