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TRES 35-18 Syrian night-light (Image credit: International Journal of Remote Sensing)
By BioNews On Saturday, November 8th, 2014
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Satellite images shed light on the impact of the Syrian conflict

An interesting new paper recently published in the International Journal of Remote Sensing which hypotheses that night-time light can be a useful Continue reading “Satellite images shed light on the impact More...

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By BioNews On Saturday, November 8th, 2014
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Scientists identify novel mechanisms that alter the protein coding capacities of Ebola virus

A team of researchers identifies novel mechanisms that alter the protein coding capacities of Ebola and Marburg virus mRNAs. Continue reading “Scientists identify novel mechanisms that alter the protein coding More...

Image credit: © CIRMF : Analysis of blood samples in CIRMF, Gabon.
By BioNews On Saturday, November 8th, 2014
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A new study reveals new ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo

While an Ebola epidemic has been raging in West Africa since March 2014, an outbreak of this haemorrhagic fever occurred in the Democratic Republic Continue reading “A new study reveals new ebola outbreak More...

Koala
By BioNews On Saturday, November 8th, 2014
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Koala holds clues about origins of the human genome

Eight percent of your genome derives from retroviruses that inserted themselves into human sex cells millions of years ago. Right now the koala Continue reading “Koala holds clues about origins of the human More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, November 4th, 2014
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Russia to ban iCloud powered devices from January 1

From 1 January 2015, a new law will come into effect in Russia under which the use of any “Apple” products in the country Continue reading “Russia to ban iCloud powered devices from January 1” More...

Prime Photos
By BioNews On Tuesday, November 4th, 2014
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Amazon Prime Customers Get Unlimited Photo Storage

Amazon today introduced Prime Photos, the newest benefit for Prime members, which provides free unlimited photo storage Continue reading “Amazon Prime Customers Get Unlimited Photo Storage” »  More...

Tidal simulator microcosm units consisted of one 18.9-L bucket containing a Spartina alterniflora sward connected to a second reservoir bucket (with a lid to prevent evaporation) by aquarium tubing attached to two water-lifting pumps.(Image credit:Bioone journals)
By BioNews On Sunday, November 2nd, 2014
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Scientists Developed Inexpensive Tidal Simulator for Ecological Studies

Rachel MacTavish is growing salt marsh plants in microcosms that replicate the tide. She assembled them in an outdoor Continue reading “Scientists Developed Inexpensive Tidal Simulator for Ecological Studies” More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, November 2nd, 2014
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British Researchers to develop a Blood Test for Early Detection for Many Cancer Types

Scientists have identified more than 800 markers in the blood of cancer patients that could help lead to a single blood test Continue reading “British Researchers to develop a Blood Test for Early Detection More...

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By BioNews On Saturday, November 1st, 2014
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Computer game could help visually-impaired children live independently

Researchers are to begin testing a new computer game which they hope could hold the key to helping visually-impaired children Continue reading “Computer game could help visually-impaired children live independently” More...

Drawing of a ceria-supported metal rhodium-palladium nanoparticle. The ethanol and water molecules are absorbed at the interface between the nanoparticles and the support and they generate new reactive chemical species that make the rhodium and palladium atoms reorganise on the surface, change their oxidation state and thus facilitate the production of hydrogen.
By BioNews On Saturday, November 1st, 2014
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Researchers one-step closer in developing custom-made catalysts for making vehicles and industrial processes more efficient

A team led by Jordi Llorca, a professor at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), has discovered that atoms react Continue reading “Researchers one-step closer in developing custom-made catalysts More...