Archive: 04/08/2010

'Nanovaccine' reverses type 1 diabetes in mice

A new study, published online April 8 by Cell Press in the journal Immunity, describes a unique therapeutic "nanovaccine" that successfully reverses diabetes in a mouse model of the disease. In addition to providing new in ...

dateApr 08, 2010 in Bio & Medicine
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Music therapy fails dyslexics

There is no link between a lack of musical ability and dyslexia. Moreover, attempts to treat dyslexia with music therapy are unwarranted, according to scientists in Belgium writing in the current issue of the International Jo ...

dateApr 08, 2010 in Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes
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Privacy risks from geographic information

In today's world more geographic information is being collected about us, such as where we live, where the clinic we visited is located, and where we work. Web sites are also collecting more geographic information about their ...

dateApr 08, 2010 in Other
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Variations on the genetic theme

Just like members of an orchestra are active at different times although playing the same piece of music, every cell in our body contains the same genetic sequence but expresses this differently to give rise ...

dateApr 08, 2010 in Biotechnology
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Hubble snaps heavyweight of the Leo Triplet

Hubble has snapped a spectacular view of the largest "player" in the Leo Triplet, a galaxy with an unusual anatomy: it displays asymmetric spiral arms and an apparently displaced core. The peculiar anatomy ...

dateApr 08, 2010 in Astronomy
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