Archive: 09/07/2006

A Mouse for Every Gene

The University of California, Davis, will play a key role in a new worldwide effort to create a so-called "knockout" mutant mouse for each of the approximately 20,000 genes in the mouse genome. These mice can be used to study ...

Sep 07, 2006 4.7 / 5 (3) 0

Sex is Good for Evolution, Researcher Says

University of British Columbia evolution biologist Sarah Otto has proof that sex is good for you -- and the human species as a whole. Previous evolutionary theories -- typically based on the assumption of an infinite population ...

Sep 07, 2006 3.3 / 5 (15) 0

Silicon Valley cuts the Internet cord

Some 2.4 million residents of California's Silicon Valley will have free broadband wireless Internet access when a new network goes on line. The system will be put together by Silicon Valley Metro Connect, a collaboration ...

Sep 07, 2006 3.3 / 5 (3) 0