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1. Closing the “free will” loophole
Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers propose an experiment that may close the
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2. Researchers make breakthrough in battery technology
Researchers have developed a new germanium nanowire-based anode that has the ability to
greatly increase the capacity and lifetimes of lithium-ion batteries.
3. A complete medical check-up on a chip
About the size of a stapler, this new handheld device, developed at EFPL, is able to test a large
number of proteins in our body all at once.
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1. More Hope for a HIV-1 Vaccine
Lindsay Hock, managing editor, reports on Seattle Biomed's research towards a HIV-1 vaccine.
2. Can Western Blots Be Trusted?
The answer is "yes" if a couple of long-held myths are busted.
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designed to enable forensic analysis of unknown chemicals by first responders.
3. FTIR Spectrophotometer
Shimadzu Scientific Instruments has introduced the IRTracer-100.
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Artist's interpretation of ULAS
J1120+0641, a very distant quasar.
Image: ESO/M. Kornmesser
Image: Bio-Rad Laboratories
Shimadzu Scientific Instruments' IRTrac-
er-100, a high-speed, high-resolution
F TIR spectrophotometer. Image: Shimadzu Scientific Instruments