Making the mobile internet a business reality

The business issues and back office integration will make or break the next generation cellular phone networks, says Alun Lewis.

Avoid excess investment by making the most of existing hardware

Much of Europe's major investment in IT is being made by pharmaceutical and bioscience companies. While a new survey shows that this investment will continue to grow, some companies are turning to grid computing in a strategy that saves money and could prove good business for CROs too.

Contract research organisations: making the most of outsourcing

Contract research organisations (CROs) are evolving. No longer content with individual research projects, they are moving further into mainstream pharmaceutical activities. Sean Ottewell looksat recent developments and finds many CROs are reorganisingin anticipation of a blurring of differences between them and traditional pharmaceutical companies.

Curtains down for the black hole firewall paradox: making gravity safe for Einstein again

Research by scientists at the University of York has revealed new insights into the life and death of black holes.

Making meat healthier

Meat is an important source of proteins, fatty acids and other nutrients in a human diet. However there is evidence to suggest that the global increase in meat consumption is linked to an increase in major diseases such as cancer.

A new way of making glass

A new way to make glass has been discovered by a collaboration of researchers at the Universities of Düsseldorf and Bristol using a method that controls how the atoms within a substance are arranged around each other.

Making safe nanotubes

As useful as nanotubes may be, the process of making them may have unintentional and potentially harmful impacts on the environment.






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