Archive: 08/06/2008

Recipe for cell reprogramming adds protein

A drug-like molecule called Wnt can be substituted for the cancer gene c-Myc, one of four genes added to adult cells to reprogram them to an embryonic-stem-cell-like state, according to Whitehead researchers. Researchers ...

Aug 06, 2008 5 / 5 (2) 0

Computer Poker Program Knows When to Hold 'Em

(PhysOrg.com) -- Texas Hold'em poker has exploded in popularity over the past few years. Its popularity has extended to academic researchers, who are intrigued by the challenges of probabilities and decision-making in the ...

Aug 06, 2008 3.6 / 5 (10) 0

Floss your teeth -- on the double!

In dental offices all over the world, patients are often told they are not flossing enough or instructed to floss more. As the old saying goes, you only need to floss the teeth you want to keep. After all, not flossing regularly ...

Aug 06, 2008 4.5 / 5 (11) 0