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Is China’s 50% C-Section Rate Too High? Is China’s 50% C-Section Rate Too High?
  • August 21st, 2014
  • A commentary examines the reasons behind China’s unusually high cesarean delivery rates.

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Is China’s 50% C-Section Rate Too High?

Is China’s 50% C-Section Rate Too High?

A commentary examines the reasons behind China’s unusually high cesarean delivery rates.

Change Coagulant To Save Sewers

Change Coagulant To Save Sewers

An extensive survey and sampling campaign pinpoints aluminium sulfate coagulants as the cause of sewage corrosion.

Dynamic Imaging At Four Trillion Frames Per Second

Dynamic Imaging At Four Trillion Frames Per Second

The STAMP camera can capture images at four trillion frames a second without the need for repetitive measurements.

Laser Makes Microscopes Way Cooler

Laser Makes Microscopes Way Cooler

Using lasers to cool a nanowire probe makes atomic-force microscopy 20 times more sensitive, scientists say.

Bypassing The Brain To Walk Again

Bypassing The Brain To Walk Again

Bypassing the spinal cord with an artificial neural connection enables subjects to control their legs by swinging their arms.

Combined Test Detects Deadly Fungus

Combined Test Detects Deadly Fungus

By combining two methods, scientists have developed a more sensitive and specific test for invasive aspergillosis.

The Evolutionary Role Of PMS?

The Evolutionary Role Of PMS?

Professor Michael Gillings of Macquarie University argues that premenstural syndrome could have served to break up infertile couples.

Antibody Treats Solid Tumors By Targeting Micro-Environment

Antibody Treats Solid Tumors By Targeting Micro-Environment

The unexpected finding that EphA3 is highly expressed in the tumor microenvironment could lead to a new treatment for blood malignancies.

Terahertz Waves Spot Graphene’s Impurities

Terahertz Waves Spot Graphene’s Impurities

Scientists report a rapid and contact-less way to measure the purity of graphene.

New Platform Packs A Three-In-One Punch

New Platform Packs A Three-In-One Punch

Photodynamic therapy, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy have been combined in a single therapeutics and diagnostics platform.