Archive: 03/11/2011

Gene linked to peanut allergy

An international collaboration led by researchers at the University of Dundee has discovered a genetic link to peanut allergy. It has been known for some time that peanut allergy can be inherited, but this ...

Mar 11, 2011
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The 'Eye of Sauron'

(PhysOrg.com) -- Spiral galaxy NGC 4151 is dubbed the "Eye of Sauron" for its similarity to the malevolent eye in "The Lord of the Rings."

Mar 11, 2011
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US scientists recruit crocodiles to save wetlands

US scientists in the Florida Everglades are recruiting crocodiles and alligators in their fight to preserve the fragile wetlands by implanting satellite chips in their necks for the first time.

Mar 11, 2011
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Australia's spy agency ASIO gets cyber wing

Australia's spy agency ASIO has established a 'cyber' intelligence unit to counter possible terror attacks on computer systems from abroad, Attorney-General Robert McClelland said.

Mar 11, 2011
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