Archive: 10/12/2006

Tracing African-American Ancestry Difficult

Mitochondrial DNA may not hold the key to unlocking the ancestry of African Americans, according to a study by a University of South Carolina researcher published in this week’s issue of the journal BMC Biology.

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A Ruler of Gold and DNA

Scientists from the U.S. Department Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the University of California at Berkeley have developed a ruler made of gold nanoparticles and DNA that can measure the ...

Oct 12, 2006 2.7 / 5 (19) 0

Vaccine could help save endangered Ethiopian wolves

Researchers have produced the strongest evidence yet to suggest that a targeted reactive vaccination programme, rather than blanket vaccination, can control infectious diseases like rabies in threatened wild ...

Oct 12, 2006 3.2 / 5 (11) 0