Nick Smith

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Tiny fish widens false eye on fins to distract predators

A science team in Australia has the first clear evidence that damsel fish can change the size of both a false eye and their real eye to maximize …

Zoology

Inhaled chemo kills more lung tumors - Futurity

RUTGERS (US) — Delivering chemotherapy through inhalation significantly improves the rate of successfully treating cancer …

‘Lotus effect’ paper repels oil and water - Futurity

GEORGIA TECH (US) — Modified paper that repels all fluids could lead to new biomedical …

Georgia Tech

Number Of Published Cancer Studies That Can't Be Reproduced Is Shockingly High

Half of cancer scientists have failed to reproduce the findings of other researchers, according to an anonymous survey.<p>In an anonymous survey taken by scientists at a prestigious cancer center, more than half of the respondents said they'd failed to reproduce published scientific findings at least …

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This Bacterium Can Do Division, Compute Logarithms And Take Square Roots

MIT researchers engineered bacterial cells to function as living calculators.<p>A group of engineers from MIT have created analog calculators out of living cells, according to a paper published online in <i>Nature</i> yesterday. By tweaking the genes of bacterial cells, the researchers were able to create …

Cow blood prevents globs of nano gold - Futurity

RICE (US) — A protein from bovine blood can keep gold nanoparticles from clumping in …

Protein

Embryonic stem cells: Advance in medical human cloning

<b>Human cloning has been used to produce early embryos, marking a "significant step" for medicine, say US scientists.</b><p>The cloned embryos were used as a source of stem cells, which can make new heart muscle, bone, brain tissue or any other type of cell in the body.<p>The study, published in the journal …

Genetics