Archive: 02/09/2007

Italy's wolves bounce back

Italy's wolves, once at risk of extinction, have bounced back, but still are at risk, an expert speaking in Rome said.

Feb 09, 2007
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Mummy's amazing American maize

The far-reaching influence of Spanish and Portuguese colonisers appears not to have extended to South American agriculture, scientists studying a 1,400-year-old Andean mummy have found.

Feb 09, 2007
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Expedition 14 Crew Completes 3rd Spacewalk

With all scheduled tasks accomplished, Commander Mike Lopez-Alegria and Flight Engineer Suni Williams finished a 6-hour, 40-minute spacewalk Thursday. Their completed tasks will allow for the attachment of ...

Feb 09, 2007
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Folate and B12 may influence cognition in seniors

Folate and vitamin B12, two important nutrients for the development of healthy nerves and blood cells, may work together to protect cognitive function among seniors, reports a new epidemiological study from the Jean Mayer ...

Feb 09, 2007
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Master switches found for adult blood stem cells

Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center scientists have found a set of "master switches" that keep adult blood-forming stem cells in their primitive state. Unlocking the switches' code may one day enable scientists to grow new ...

Feb 09, 2007
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Shedding New Light on Proteorhodopsin

New light has been shed on proteorhodopsin, the light-sensitive protein found in many marine bacteria. Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the University ...

Feb 09, 2007
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