Archive: 05/08/2007

You Snooze, You Lose? Not True

Tired after lunch or by mid-afternoon? You might think that you should go buy yourself some coffee. But according to UCSD researcher Sara Mednick, you’re better off taking a nap.

May 08, 2007
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Hot Fluids and Deep Earthquakes

Fluids in the Earth's lower crust are an underlying force in shaking things up where continental plates slip under each other, according to a study recently published in Nature. Donna Eberhart-Phillips, a UC Davis researcher ...

May 08, 2007
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Genome Institute Reaches Milestone with a Mighty Microbe

Shewanella baltica OS185 is a tiny, ocean-dwelling microbe that could be an answer to cleaning up certain kinds of radioactive contamination, but for a few days this month the microbe is in the spotlight at Los Alamos for ...

May 08, 2007
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CRM Vendor Kana Buys eVergance

eVergance, a management consulting firm as well as an systems integrator, provides services for CRM optimization and Web self-service deployments.

May 08, 2007
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Biosensor sniffs out explosives

Temple University School of Medicine researchers have developed a new biosensor that sniffs out explosives and could one day be used to detect landmines and deadly agents, such as sarin gas, according to a ...

May 08, 2007
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Research sheds light on memory by erasing it

For years, scientists have studied the molecular basis of memory storage, trying to find the molecules that store memory, just as DNA stores genetic memory. In an important study published this week in the Journal of Neuroscience, ...

May 08, 2007
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Researchers at Illinois explore queen bee longevity

The queen honey bee is genetically identical to the workers in her hive, but she lives 10 times longer and – unlike her sterile sisters – remains reproductively viable throughout life. A study from the ...

May 08, 2007
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