Daily Archives: July 3, 2019

Judge to reassess $80 million award in Monsanto cancer case

A federal judge will reconsider a jury’s $80 million damage award to a cancer victim who used Monsanto’s Roundup weed-killer. U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria said at a hearing Tuesday that he will reduce but not entirely eliminate punitive damages for what he called the company’s “reprehensible” conduct. He said …

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Super-resolution microscopy illuminates associations between chromosomes

Structural Illumination super-resolution microscopy (SIM) images of mitotic chromosomes from human cells, showing rDNA-linked chromosomes. rDNA was labeled with rDNA probe and UBF antibody (green and red). Both rDNA and UBF form filamentous connections between chromosomes. Credit: Gerton Lab Thanks to super-resolution microscopy, scientists have now been able to unambiguously …

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Code in Chinese surveillance app analysed

This Chinese app is installed on the phones of travellers crossing the border from Kyrgyzstan to China. Credit: Mareen Meyer Computer security researchers at Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB), in collaboration with the association of investigative journalists from NDR and Süddeutsche Zeitung (SZ), have analysed the Chinese surveillance app that travellers must …

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