Archive: 09/12/2008

How corals adapt to day and night

Researchers have uncovered a gene in corals that responds to day/night cycles, which provides some tantalizing clues into how symbiotic corals work together with their plankton partners.

Sep 12, 2008
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Purifying parasites with light

Researchers have developed a clever method to purify parasitic organisms from their host cells, which will allow for more detailed proteomic studies and a deeper insight into the biology of organisms that cause millions of ...

Sep 12, 2008
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Physicists hope to tie light beams in knots

Usually, light beams shine in a straight line, with the possible exception of light being bent by gravity. But scientists are now investigating how to make light beams into looped and knotted configurations. ...

Sep 12, 2008 feature
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COPD? Eat your veggies

You know it's good for you in other ways, but could eating your broccoli also help patients with chronic lung disease? It just might.

Sep 12, 2008
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Say 'goodbye' to back fat rolls

Even as many of us yearn to wear the sheer, body-hugging fashions available today, we are stopped by our rear reflection and the sight of dreaded back fat rolls and lumps. A study published in the October issue of Plastic an ...

Sep 12, 2008
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