Archive: 02/11/2010

Cancer: 'Primitive' gene discovered

To find the causes for cancer, biochemists and developmental biologists at the University of Innsbruck, Austria, retraced the function of an important human cancer gene 600 million years back in time. For ...

Feb 11, 2010 5 / 5 (8) 0 | with audio podcast

Homebuilding beyond the abyss

(PhysOrg.com) -- Evidence from the Challenger Deep -- the deepest surveyed point in the world's oceans-- suggests that tiny single-celled creatures called foraminifera living at extreme depths of more than ...

Feb 11, 2010 4.4 / 5 (5) 0 | with audio podcast