Archive: 01/08/2007

There's no scent like home

Tiny larval fish living among Australia's Great Barrier Reef spend the early days of their lives swept up in ocean currents that disperse them far from their places of birth. Given such a life history, one might assume that ...

Jan 08, 2007
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Doctor: Beware of online organ trade

A British transplant surgeon warned against people selling organs over the Internet, following a published report that online organ trading was occurring.

Jan 08, 2007
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Carbon Nanotubes Target Tumors

In the first experiment of its kind, investigators at the Center for Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence Focused on Therapy Response (CCNE-TR), based at Stanford University, have shown that single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) ...

Jan 08, 2007
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New stars shed light on the past

This new image taken with the Advanced Camera for Surveys onboard the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope depicts bright blue newly formed stars that are blowing a cavity in the centre of a fascinating star-forming ...

Jan 08, 2007
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New Study Sheds Light On 'Dark States' In DNA

Chemists at Ohio State University have probed an unusual high-energy state produced in single nucleotides -- the building blocks of DNA and RNA -- when they absorb ultraviolet (UV) light.

Jan 08, 2007
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