Archive: 10/13/2009

Genetics of patterning the cerebral cortex

The cerebral cortex, the largest and most complex component of the brain, is unique to mammals and alone has evolved human specializations. Although at first all stem cells in charge of building the cerebral ...

dateOct 13, 2009 in Neuroscience
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Researchers find candidates for new HIV drugs

While studying an HIV protein that plays an essential role in AIDS progression, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have discovered compounds that show promise as novel treatments for the disease.

dateOct 13, 2009 in Biochemistry
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Looking for privacy in the clouds

Millions of Internet users have been enjoying the fun -- and free -- services provided by advertiser-supported online social networks like Facebook. But Landon Cox, a Duke University assistant professor of computer science, ...

dateOct 13, 2009 in Internet
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Bioluminescence imaging used for eye cancer detection

At the moment, doctors rely on biopsy analysis to determine the progression of eye cancer. However, researchers now believe that a new technology, bioluminescence imaging (BLI), will allow doctors to detect tumors earlier ...

dateOct 13, 2009 in Cancer
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